Install Smartctl on Debian 12

Jul 31, 2023 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Let’s see how to install smartctl tool which provides a way to retrieve detailed information about the status of your storage devices, including attributes such as temperature, error rates, wear leveling (for SSDs), and more.


  • Debian 12
  • sudo privileges

Install Smartctl on Debian 12

Step 1. Update the packages.

sudo apt update

Step 2. Install Smartctl.

sudo apt install smartmontools

Step 3. Verify the installation.

smartctl -h


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