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How to cleaning up /tmp

I have a CentOS web server with many clients on it. I see the /tmp reached DISKCRITICAL just after about two months since I made 8 GB (after expansion from 4 GB)! I want to know the reasons that make ...
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Using tmpwatch in conjunction with ClamAV

I would like to use tmpwatch to regularly clear out old unused files that build up in our /tmp directory. I'd prefer to use the default tmpwatch settings where files in /tmp are deleted only if they ...
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Upper limit on tmpwatch time?

The company I work for has a huge archive of files in a samba share on the network. When it fills up, I threaten to delete everything. Today, I decided to find out how old some of the archives are in ...
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/usr/sbin/tmpwatch -am 1 /tmp/nginx_client not cleaning nginx temporary files

I installed nginxcp (A nginx plugin for cpanel). They recommend to add the following cron job to clean the temp files. 0 */1 * * * /usr/sbin/tmpwatch -am 1 /tmp/nginx_client But it does't work. ...
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tmpwatch not deleting folders and mp3 files in /tmp

I have a process which moves files from our EC2 server to s3, we're not sure why but it stores them in /tmp whilst moving them, but for some reason it also leaves them there once the process has ...
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preventing tmpwatch from clobbering archives that were “just” unpacked into /tmp

I have an application that unpacks an archive into /tmp, restoring the extracted files' modification and access times. Sometimes these files and the enclosing archive are many years old. After the ...
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tmpreaper, --protect and a non-root user

I'm a little confused. I have a download directory that I want to remove all files older then 30 days with tmpreaper. Just one problem, the directory in question is a separate partition with a lost+...
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Does Ubuntu Server have any sort of cron job to automatically clear /tmp?

I know it clears out /tmp on reboots, but I haven't been able to find any sort of cron job on my server that clears /tmp. I recently set up a script that writes lots of files to /tmp and my server ...
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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?