System not running right

Scott Blair scott.blair at
Tue Sep 22 15:49:23 UTC 2015

It is a SATA drive.

scott at main ~> sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda
sudo: smartctl: command not found
scott at main ~> df -h
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1       909G  123G  741G  15% /
none            4.0K     0  4.0K   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
udev            3.9G  4.0K  3.9G   1% /dev
tmpfs           798M  1.8M  796M   1% /run
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none            3.9G  153M  3.8G   4% /run/shm
none            100M   48K  100M   1% /run/user
/dev/sdb1       2.7T  709G  1.9T  28% /media/scott/external1
/dev/sr2        615M  615M     0 100% /media/scott/WD SmartWare
/dev/sr1        433M  433M     0 100% /media/scott/Data disc (21 Sep 15)
/dev/sdg1       466G  154G  312G  34% /media/scott/1A2E9B481621B843

On 09/22/2015 11:28 AM, compdoc wrote:
>> I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Over the past couple of days, programs stopped
> working.
> Can you provide the output of the following command:
> sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda
> If your drive isn't sata, you might need to find which 'dev' your drive is
> using this command:
> df -h


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