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CPU profiler that profiles the entire system

'sysprof' is a sampling CPU profiler that uses a kernel module to profile the entire system (not just a single application). It handles shared libraries, and applications do not need to be recompiled. It profiles all running processes, has a GUI, shows the time spent in each branch of the call tree, and can load and save profiles.

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  • Ascpu
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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey12 July 2005

Leaders and contributors

Søren Sandmann Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to uselibglade 2.5
Required to useLinux kernel 2.6.11 or later
Required to useGTK+ 2.6 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 February 2018.


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