Monitor HDD Temperatures in Debian

Modern storage drives (harddisk/ssd) support S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) and allow to examine the current drive status through a standardized interface. The design goal during S.M.A.R.T’s development was to anticipate drive failures before they actually happen. HDDTemp utility can read out the temperature of your hard drive by reading the data from S.M.A.R.T […]

Dropbox error about monitoring file system

On Linux, the Dropbox client or in general all applications are subject to a default file system limit regarding the number of directories and files an application can monitor for changes. Dropbox sooner or later will notify you with the following warning: “Unable to monitor the filesystem – Please run: echo 100000 | sudo tee […]