scanmem - Program to locate and modify a variable in a running process

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name scanmem
Package version 0.13
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 134 B
Download size 45.68 KB
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Scanmem is a simple interactive debugging utility for Linux, used to locate
the address of a variable in a running process. This can be used for the
analysis or modification of a hostile process on a compromised machine, for
reverse engineering, or as a "pokefinder" to cheat at video games.


Package Version Architecture Repository
scanmem_0.13-1_amd64.deb 0.13 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
scanmem - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11
libreadline6 >= 6.0


Type URL
Binary Package scanmem_0.13-1_i386.deb
Source Package scanmem

Install Howto

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




2012-11-02 - Kartik Mistry <>
scanmem (0.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
+ Dropped gameconqueror-man-page-fix.diff patch, merged upstream.
* debian/control:
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.3
+ Bumped debhelper dependency to >=9 for hardening support.
* debian/compat:
+ Set to 9 for hardening support.
* debian/copyright:
+ Updated to copyright-format 1.0
* debian/rules:
+ Fixed permission for configure script.
* debian/docs:
+ Do not install old NEWS file.
2011-07-03 - Kartik Mistry <>
scanmem (0.12-2) unstable; urgency=low
[Kartik Mistry]
* debian/rules:
+ Use dh7
* debian/patches/gameconqueror-man-page-fix.diff:
+ Added patch to fix gameconqueror.1 manpage mistakes
* debian/control:
+ Removed dependency on cdbs
+ Updated python dependency for Build-Depends/Depends for dh_python2 use
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.2
2011-04-19 - WANG Lu <>
scanmem (0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
+ Ignore empty values in cheat list
+ Resizable process lit dialog
+ Skip when /proc/pid/exe is not available
+ Run as root now, in order to read remote memory in Ubuntu
+ Fix a problem with bytearray displaying
+ Wildcard support in bytearray writing
+ A memory leak fix
+ Use monospace font
+ Fix a string parsing problem
[Kartik Mistry]
* debian/control:
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.1
+ Fixed package description for gnomeconqueror
* debian/copyright:
+ Added missing author, updated copyright years
+ Updated to latest DEP-5 specifications
2010-05-16 - WANG Lu <>
scanmem (0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build on Debian-kfreebsd* (Closes: #578457)
* Fix an issue of freezing when scanning for multiple variables
* Added a new debian/watch file
[Kartik Mistry]
* debian/copyright:
+ Fixed for DEP-5 specifications
* debian/gnomeconqueror.manpages:
+ Fixed manpage path
2010-04-16 - WANG Lu <>
scanmem (0.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
+ Added GUI for program as GameConqueror, separated binary package
* debian/control:
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.4
+ Added Kartik Mistry <> as Uploader now
+ Updated Homepage entry
* debian/rules:
+ Used CDBS to simplyfy rules, dh will follow with next upload
[Kartik Mistry]
* Added manpage for GameConqueror, debian/gameconqueror.1
* Converted package to use source format 3.0 (quilt)
2009-09-13 - Kartik Mistry <>
scanmem (0.07-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
+ Build-Depends on libreadline-dev instead of libreadline5-dev
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.3
+ Wrapped up Build-Depends
+ Updated debhelper dependency to 7.0.50~
+ Removed dependency on cdbs, no longer needed as we use dh now
* debian/rules:
+ dh usage instead of cdbs
* debian/copyright:
+ Don't point to versionless symlink in /usr/share/common-licenses
2009-06-15 - Kartik Mistry <>
scanmem (0.07-7) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
+ Updated my maintainer email address
+ Removed Torsten from Uploader as package is not part of bollin
+ Removed VCS-* fields
+ Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.1 (no changes needed)
* debian/copyright:
+ [Lintian] Updated to use correct copyright symbol ©
+ Updated Debian copyright information
2009-02-15 - Torsten Werner <>
scanmem (0.07-6) unstable; urgency=low
* upload to unstable
2008-12-28 - Torsten Werner <>
scanmem (0.07-5) experimental; urgency=low
[ Kartik Mistry ]
* debian/control:
+ Much better short description, Thanks to adn
[ Torsten Werner ]
* Bump up Standards-Version: 3.8.0 (no changes).

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