Binary package “lmbench” in ubuntu kinetic

Utilities to benchmark UNIX systems

 Lmbench is a set of utilities to test the performance
 of a unix system producing detailed results as well
 as providing tools to process them. It includes a series of
 micro benchmarks that measure some basic operating
 system and hardware metrics:
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  * file reading and summing
  * memory bandwidth while reading, writing and copying
  * copying data through pipes
  * copying data through Unix sockets
  * reading data through TCP/IP sockets