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Install Smartctl on Alpine Linux

Dec 07, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

If you get the error smartctl: not found on Alpine Linux, it means that smartctl is not installed by default, so don’t let that wind you up. Let me tell you how to install smartctl on Alpine Linux.


  • Alpine Linux
  • sudo access

Install Smartctl on Alpine Linux

Step 1. Update the packages.

apk update

Step 2. Install smartctl.

apk add smartmontools

Step 3. Verify the installation.

smartctl --version


smartctl 7.3 2022-02-28


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