I'm talkig about this https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...ort/+bug/59695 Read it and make sure you are not affected.
It's the Load Cycle Count you need to look at, this command is easier:
Check it now, then check it in an hour. If it's gone up a lot then you may be affected.Code:sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda | egrep '(Load_Cycle_Count|Temperature)'
A lot more info on it here:
today my stats are:
I have this hard disk but I can't find anything about max Load_Cycle_Count or Temperature.Code:193 Load_Cycle_Count 0x0032 066 066 000 Old_age Always - 348527 194 Temperature_Celsius 0x0022 100 100 000 Old_age Always - 42 (Lifetime Min/Max 11/60)
I think this was a joke, as you think of building a distro as a newbie.
Use Ubuntu for months and months.
Read this forum. Google.Experiance.
That is the way to learn Linux (while having fun, too).
Linux user #107478