showfsck - show the number of reboots before next forced fsck

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name showfsck
Package version 1.4ubuntu4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 80 B
Download size 3.72 KB
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This package displays during startup and halt the number of mounts for each
ext2/3 partition before an fsck will be forced, so that the user will not be
Very useful for people that often reboot (laptop users for example)


Package Version Architecture Repository
showfsck_1.4ubuntu4_all.deb 1.4ubuntu4 all Ubuntu Universe
showfsck - - -


Type URL
Binary Package showfsck_1.4ubuntu4_all.deb
Source Package showfsck

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install showfsck deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install showfsck




2009-04-15 - David Futcher <>
showfsck (1.4ubuntu4) karmic; urgency=low
* showfsck: Update to show information on ext4 partitions (LP: #361619)
* Bump debian standards version to 3.8.0
2008-07-19 - David Futcher <>
showfsck (1.4ubuntu3) intrepid; urgency=low
* Remove unneeded files /b and /c (debug files generated by the script) (LP: #194391)
2008-02-09 - Daniel Hahler <>
showfsck (1.4ubuntu2) hardy; urgency=low
[ David Futcher ]
* Made script shell-agnostic (LP: #188070)
* showfsck: Fixed grammar error in error message
* Fixed debian/copyright
[ Daniel Hahler ]
* debian/control: fix lintian warning/errors:
- Standards-Version 3.7.3
- Move cdbs, debhelper from Build-Depends-Indep to Build-Depends
2008-01-10 - David Futcher <>
showfsck (1.4ubuntu1) hardy; urgency=low
* Merge with showfsck-1.4 upstream (LP: #181775)
* Bump Debian standards version
2007-12-08 - David Futcher <>
showfsck (1.3ubuntu1) hardy; urgency=low
* Fixed man page (LP: #66174)
* showfsck: Fixed spelling/grammar in error message
* Edited maintainer field to conform with DebianMaintainerField specification
2005-01-21 - Vincent Danjean <>
showfsck (1.3) unstable; urgency=low
* dump to current debian standard
2004-07-09 - Vincent Danjean <>
showfsck (1.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Look for partitions in /proc/mounts instead of mount commands
* Specific message for fsck at next reboot
2003-12-03 - Vincent Danjean <>
showfsck (1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Correct number of reboot before fsck (+1)
2003-11-23 - Vincent Danjean <>
showfsck (1.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.

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