Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS How do I set the default scale for the bc calculator? Each time I run bc I want scale=2 to be the default, I want to limit all calculations to 2 decimal places. I made a file in my ...
I need to install "BC" (I think this is a language so I am guessing I need to install a parser but I seriously have no clue - would I need to install anything else?) onto Ubuntu 12.04 and any ...
I'm writing a script and I would like to pass the results from bc into a variable. I've declared 2 variables (var1 and var2) and have given them values. In my script I want to pass the results from ...
I'm editing a Conky theme. I would like it to output the processor temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit instead of Celsius. In the ~/.conkyrc file, the command sensors | grep 'Core 0' | cut -c18-19 is ...
bc handles numbers as integers: # echo "100/3" | bc 33 bc -l handles numbers as floating point objects: # echo "100/3" | bc -l 33.33333333333333333333 Is there a way to limit the number of ...
A quick example of what I want using bash scripting: #!/bin/bash echo "Insert the price you want to calculate:" read float echo "This is the price without taxes:" echo "scale=2; $float/1.18" |bc -l ...
I just found a good command line calculator program called bc and was satisfied with it until I discovered it rounds off fractional values, thus causing loss in precision. According to its man page: ...