Changing FPP temporary directory (/tmp in noexec and other issues)

When using FPP, you might experience the following error (PRVF-7546):

This is often related to the filesystem /tmp that has the “noexec” option:

Although it is tempting to just remount the filesystem with “exec”, you might be in this situation because your systems are configured to adhere to the STIG recommendations:

The noexec option must be added to the /tmp partition (

FPP 19.9 contains fix 30885598 that allows specifying the temporary location for FPP operations:

After that, the operation should run smoothly: