gsmartcontrol-root [--desktop=<desktop>] [OPTIONS]
DESCRIPTIONGSmartControl is a graphical user interface for smartctl (from smartmontools), which is a tool for querying and controlling SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) data on modern hard disk drives. It allows you to inspect the drive's SMART data to determine its health, as well as run various tests on it.
This manual page documents briefly the gsmartcontrol and gsmartcontrol-root commands.
gsmartcontrol-root command launches gsmartcontrol with administrative privileges. The desktop argument specifies which desktop is currently running, for automatic selection of native su mechanism. Valid values for desktop are auto, kde, gnome, other.
- -?, --help
- Show help options
- Show all help options
- Show GTK+ options
- Show logging options
- -l, --no-locale
- Don't use system locale
- -V, --version
- Display version information
- Don't scan devices on startup
- Don't hide non-identity tabs when SMART is disabled. Useful for debugging.
- Load smartctl data from file, creating a virtual drive. You can specify this option multiple times.
Add this device to device list. The format of the device is
<device>::<type>::<extra_args>, where type and extra_args are optional.
This option is useful with --no-scan to list certain drives only. You
can specify this option multiple times. Example:
--add-device /dev/sda --add-device /dev/twa0::3ware,2 --add-device '/dev/sdb::::-T permissive'
- X display to use
- -v, --verbose
- Enable verbose logging; same as --verbosity-level 5
- -q, --quiet
- Disable logging; same as --verbosity-level 0
- -b, --verbosity-level
- Set verbosity level [0-5]
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2008 - 2012 Alexander Shaduri <ashaduri 'at' gmail.com>
AUTHORThis manual page was originally written by Giuseppe Iuculano <[email protected]> for the Debian project.