smemcap - data collection tool for memory reporting

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name smemcap
Package version 1.4
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 49 B
Download size 6.09 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 smemcap utility, which can be used to collect
data on resource constrained systems without depending on Python.
The captured data can be processed by smem program.


Package Version Architecture Repository
smemcap_1.4-2_amd64.deb 1.4 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
smemcap - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Name Value
smem << 1.3-2


Type URL
Binary Package smemcap_1.4-2_i386.deb
Source Package smem

Install Howto

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




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).

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