Data Lifeguard Diagnostic Alternatives for Linux
Smartctl GUI that supports controlling hard drive Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting.
- - GSmartControl is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to Data Lifeguard Diagnostic.
The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI harddisks.
Diskscan is intended to provide the information needed to decide if a disk is good or not, be it an HDD or an SSD it is likely to be holding important data and if you have a suspicion that it is failing it is also important to know how bad is it down the road.