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[lubuntu] Automaic hard drive monitoring

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello I am planning to build a simple home server using spare SATA drives. This server will be put away some where, where it will be dark and cold, and the only connection is made by SSH and via command line. One thing that worries me is that my drives is getting old, aprox. 5 years in operation, and I don't want to get at visit from an hard drive angel while the drives are in operation. Is there a way to monitor the drives, software wise, so I can receive a warning message that the drives need to be replaced before I begin "loose" data? I know that nothing is bullet pr (Hardware)