GSmartControl(1) User Commands GSmartControl(1)
GSmartControl - Hard disk drive health inspection tool
gsmartcontrol-root [<desktop> [OPTIONS]]
GSmartControl 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 deter-
mine 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.
Show help options
Show all help options
Show GTK+ options
Show logging options
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
Add this device to device list. Useful with --no-scan to list certain drives only.
X display to use
Enable verbose logging; same as --verbosity-level 5
Disable logging; same as --verbosity-level 0
Set verbosity level [0-5]
Copyright (C) 2008 - 2009 Alexander Shaduri <ashaduri 'at' gmail.com>
This manual page was originally written by Giuseppe Iuculano <email@example.com>, for the Debian project.