KCachegrind Profile Data Visualization Tool

KCachegrind is a free and open source profiler application for Linux. Using KCachegrind you can find the most time consuming parts in the execution of a program. It comes with call graph visualizations, source annotation, multiple visualization layouts, exported as image, converter scripts for OProfile, Perl, and PHP. It is released under GNU General Public License v2.0 or later.

KCachegrind Profile Data Visualization Tool

How to Install KCachegrind on Ubuntu Linux

Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. It will install KCachegrind on your system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install kcachegrind

After that start KCachegrind using below command or via show application command.

kcachegrind

Install KCachegrind via Flatpak:

KCachegrind is also available as a flatpak package. If you don’t have then install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.

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Install flatpak and flathub

After that in your terminal app run below flatpak KCachegrind install command.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.kcachegrind

You can open KCachegrind using

flatpak run org.kde.kcachegrind

And uninstall KCachegrind app using

sudo flatpak uninstall org.kde.kcachegrind

That’s it.

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