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Where is terminal scroll back information stored (how does tmpfs work)?

While trying to test something unconnected, I launched an infinite loop on my terminator terminal emulator which printed a lot of data to STDOUT. After running it for a few minutes, I noticed that my ...
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How to find size of RAM cache use for ramfs, tmpfs

I'm wondering if there is any way to specify the size of RAM cache used to store ramfs, tmpfs? When I look at /proc/, I can't find anything about ramfs size.
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controling tmpfs memory usage

Any way to limit the amount of RAM used by tmpfs wihtout limiting the amount of swap? Most documentations says that tmpfs' size option will limit the total size of the tmpfs partition and later on ...
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tmpfs and debian - trash folder

I have created a tmpfs that remounts on boot and works as I had hoped for. My ram folder is here... /home/user/ramdrive/ While testing I noticed that when I delete files via the Debian GUI the ...