Sysprof has the following features:
* profiles all running processes, not just a single application
* Has a simple graphical interface
* Shows the time spent in each branch of the call tree
* Profiles can be loaded and saved
You need the sysprof kernel module (provided in sysprof-module-source) to use sysprof.
Sysprof Installation / Configuration under Ubuntu:
Ubuntu user can go to synaptic package Manager and search for "Sysprof" along with "sysprof-module-source", select the package and click to install.
After successful installation of "Sysprof" along with "sysprof-module-source" you need to prepare the kernel module, open up the terminal and type following command to prepare and install the Sysprof kernel module using this module you would be able to start the profiling.
sudo m-a a-i sysprof-moduleAfter creation of the sysprof module you need to add this module into your kernel, type following command to add the module into the kernel
sudo modprobe sysprof-moduleAfter successful installation you can now access the "Sysprof" under Application > Programming > Sysprof