smem - memory reporting tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name smem
Package version 1.4
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 61 B
Download size 10.18 KB
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Tool that can give numerous reports on memory usage on Linux systems.
Unlike existing tools, smem can report proportional set size (PSS),
which is a more meaningful representation of the amount of memory used
by libraries and applications in a virtual memory system.
This package contains main tool which can also process data collected
by smemcap.


Package Version Architecture Repository
smem_1.4-2_all.deb 1.4 all Ubuntu Universe
smem - - -


Name Value
python:any -


Name Value
secure-delete << 3.1-5


Type URL
Binary Package smem_1.4-2_all.deb
Source Package smem

Install Howto

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




2014-10-06 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Adjust Vcs-Svn URL.
* Bump standards to 3.9.6.
2013-12-09 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Bump standards to 3.9.5.
2013-07-24 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add missing conflicts after package split (Closes: #717291).
2013-06-17 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump standards to 3.9.4.
* Use debhelper 9.
* Properly use CPPFLAGS while compiling helper.
* Split smemcap utility to separate package (to allow installation on 
embedded systems).
* Adjust manpage to reference smemcap package (LP: #1079856).
2013-05-07 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Michal Čihař ]
* New upstream release.
- Fixes -S (Closes: #701007). 
2012-11-01 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #692021).
* Build and install smemcap (Closes: #692020).
* Bump standards to 3.9.3.
* Fix - used in manpages.
2011-02-21 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* All patches intergrated upstream.
* Switch to dh_python2.
2011-01-31 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (0.9-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Build depend on Python (Closes: #611589).
* Bump standards to 3.9.1.
2010-01-06 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (0.9-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Relax conflict with secure-delete to older versions as 3.1-5 has renamed
smem binary.
2010-01-02 - Michal Čihař <>
smem (0.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use bash for capture example, it uses bashisms which are not easy to
* Add conflict with secure-delete which also provides smem binary
(Closes: #562228).

See Also

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smlnj-doc_110.78-2_all.deb Documentation for Standard ML of New Jersey
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smlnj_110.78-2_i386.deb Standard ML of New Jersey interactive compiler
smlsharp_1.2.0-2_i386.deb Standard ML compiler with practical extensions
smoke-dev-tools_4.14.3-1_i386.deb SMOKE development tools
smokeping_2.6.11-2_all.deb latency logging and graphing system
smp-utils_0.98-1_i386.deb SAS Expander (SMP) utilities for SAS/SATA disk arrays
smpeg-gtv_0.4.5+cvs20030824-7.1_i386.deb SMPEG GTK+ MPEG audio/video player
smpeg-plaympeg_0.4.5+cvs20030824-7.1_i386.deb SMPEG command line MPEG audio/video player
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