Zeitgeist using too much RAM memory

Bug #1123347 reported by Goalie Fight on 2013-02-12
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This bug affects 22 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
zeitgeist (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

zeitgeist is using 30% of 8GB of RAM. Seems like way too much.

  PID TTY STAT TIME MAJFL TRS DRS RSS %MEM COMMAND
 2245 ? Sl 0:21 2 312 2719715 2485852 30.5 /usr/lib/zeitgeist/zeitgeist-fts

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: zeitgeist-core 0.9.5-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-5.10-generic 3.8.0-rc6
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-5-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.8-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Feb 12 12:49:49 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/zeitgeist/zeitgeist-fts
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-04-07 (311 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120328)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: zeitgeist
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-02-11 (1 days ago)

Goalie Fight (goaliefight) wrote :
Goalie Fight (goaliefight) wrote :

Screenshot showing 2.4GB of used RAM.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in zeitgeist (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2013-09-29
Changed in zeitgeist (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Markcortbass (markcortbass) wrote :

I confirm this bug. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and Zeitgeist uses much RAM memory

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and zeitgeist-fts uses 1.6 GB of RAM memory!

Bryce Nesbitt (bryce2) wrote :

Confirmed: 1GB of memory. An easy way to disable zeitgeist would be nice.

Christof Schöch (c-schoech) wrote :

Confirmed. 1.3GB of memory shortly after booting. (Ubuntu 14.04)

Sina (sina-mansour-lakouraj) wrote :

2.7 GB of memory right after boot. (Ubuntu 14.04)

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