I have the same problem (occupying about 700MB of ram in my case) with fully updated amd64 ubuntu 12.10 (upgraded 12.04 on release) .
"zeitgeist-daemon --replace" drops memory usage to approx 700kB -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Zeitgeist Framework Team, which is subscribed to the bug report. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/928324 Title: zeitgeist-fts using up 600 MB of RAM Status in Zeitgeist Framework: Fix Released Status in “zeitgeist” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Bug description: Using Ubuntu 12.04 amd64, up to date as of 7/2/2012 zeitgeist-core Installed version: 0.8.99~alpha2-2 After opening up system monitor, I noticed that /usr/share/zeitgeist /fts-python/fts.py was using 650 MiB of RAM. This was about 5-10 minutes after booting the system and logging in. ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04 Package: zeitgeist-core 0.8.99~alpha2-2 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-14.23-generic 3.2.3 Uname: Linux 3.2.0-14-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1 Architecture: amd64 Date: Tue Feb 7 08:38:38 2012 InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120116.2) SourcePackage: zeitgeist UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zeitgeist/+bug/928324/+subscriptions _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp