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How to change default /tmp to /home/user/tmp

Is there an environment variable to set the temporary directory on debian based systems? I have a java applet that uses that environement variable and it's getting confused when launching two ...
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How useful is mounting /tmp noexec?

Many people (including the Securing Debian Manual) recommend mounting /tmp with the noexec,nodev,nosuid set of options. This is generally presented as one element of a 'defense-in-depth' strategy, by ...
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Resize debian /tmp partition

My /tmp partition keeps running out of space on a very large SQL query. How can I make the /tmp partition bigger? Thanks Tom EDIT: Here are the outputs from the requested commands blkid ...
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fopen() failing to open a file on /tmp share

I have a C application that occasionally fails to open a file which is stored on a /tmp share. Here is the relevant chunk of code: // open file and start parsing notStdin = strcmp(inFile, "-"); ...
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Why are files being removed from /tmp?

I use centOS5, but these files of /tmp is deleted automatically when time passes. What kind of structure will this kill him in? In addition, How to stop this?