This applet displays the current memory usage and the current swap space usage.

Screen shot of Mem


The basic install procedure is:

Make sure you have installed the required dependencies first.

Zero Install

ZeroInstall is a way of running programs without the need to install them. If you are a user of ZeroInstall then you can run Mem via when using the injector.



Version Release date Size Changes
1.2.0 Sat 7th December 2002 stable release.
1.2.1 Sat 14th December 2002 fix problems with spaces in the path name.
1.3.0 Wed 16th April 2003 GTK+ 2 version
1.3.1 Mon 15th September 2003, fix swap measurement on Solaris, new icon provided by Geoff Youngs, use new options system, italian translation of AppInfo provided by Yuri Bongiorno, safer way to parse ROX-CLib's version number by Christopher Arndt.
2.0.0 Sat 14th February 2004 60K Stable release for ROX-CLib 2.0.0.
2.1.0 Mon 17th May 2004 60K Get rid of some legacy code. Use ROX-CLib 2.1.0, including aclocal.m4. Stock icons in the menu. Open options dialog from command line.
2.1.1 25th September 2004 61K Change to new build system. Split stats gathering into its own file seperate from GUI. Can function without libgtop.
2.1.2 22nd November 2004 61K Update to new interfaces for infowin and choices.
2.1.3 7th May 2005 62K Require a really up to date libgtop as I'm still having trouble with older versions. Use apsymbols.h for portability. Update choice_install for XDG basedirs choices. Had missed one call to the old choices interface. Made domain consistant with other apps.
2.1.4 22nd October 2005 63K Fix for creating applets in remote mode, need to give the filer long enough to notice the widget was created. Update for ROX-CLib changes. Can get ROX-CLib via 0launch.
2.1.5 20th March 2006 65K When using /proc/meminfo subtract the buffers and cache size (Peter Hyman). Added injector feed. Added i18n support.


Stephen Watson