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How to calculate Pi decimals from a given offset?

I am using http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/math/pi to calculate Pi decimals. Let's say I want only decimals from the 3rd decimal to the 5th decimal. man pi says it is possible to enter an interval ...
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Quick simple mathematics calculations [duplicate]

I know the program launchy from windows (and it is also available in Ubuntu) in which I can simple enter 100/9.14 and it tells me the result without opening a calculator. But I don't want to install ...
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Math equations in Impress [closed]

I made an Impress presentation and saved it as PowerPoint. Then, in PowerPoint, I added an equation to one of the text boxes. Back in Impress, I can see the text and equation just like in PowerPoint, ...
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Mathematica Installation Problem

Ubuntu 13.10 - 64 bit Mathematica 9. CRITICAL FAILURE: PrintIntroduction() Error $ProductTitle not defined. Help me to install.
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Step by step installation of mediawiki math extension

I struggle with the installation of the mediawiki math extension. I recently downloaded mediawiki and everything works well. Now I want to display math equations, so I downloaded mediawiki-math via ...
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How to install Pythonika on Ubuntu?

I tried to install Pythonika on my Ubuntu 14.04 (64) with python 2.7.6. I follow Salem's answer, but there is some errors. The Makefile.linux # Set the paths according to your MathLink Developer Kit ...
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Mathematica .m file can not open

I add some new .m file to /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/9.0/AddOns/Packages/ and then call for it in Mathematica, but failed with the message Get::noopen: "Cannot open \!\(\"Qdensity.m\"\).". What ...
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What plaintext editor with math symbols integration is available?

I am looking for a text-editor with full unicode-math support. Plaintext math entered and rendered properly. I am not expecting typographical features and symbol-repositioning like LaTeX, but at least ...
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How to remove Mathematica menu from xfce applications menu?

How can I remove the Wolfram Mathematica menu from the Xfce applications menu? The Mathematica menu doesn't show up in alacarte... I'm using Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit.
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Bash scripting issue for a bifurcation diagram data generation

I'm brand new to this forum (doesn't mean I didn't used it before) but today I've a very important question with wich I found no help on the web. I've a Bash script that doesn't work and I don't know ...
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bc: set number of digits after decimal point

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 ...
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Wolfram Mathematica on Ubuntu 12.10: no window focus on help browser [closed]

The help browser of Wolfram Mathematica is not getting window focus when clicked on it. Clicking links or buttons in the help browser works without the window focus, but copying code from or typing in ...
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Math-font from the ubuntu font family?

Does anyone know if there will be (or already are) any possibilities to use the ubuntu font family for mathematical typesetting in LaTeX? It says “Dalton Maag, a London-based studio, has laid the ...
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ld cannot find math library

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and am having trouble linking to the math functions (from ). I have gcc installed and able to compile the source fine. However, trying: gcc -lm montecarlo_time.o ...
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How to produce MathType equations in a MS Word document under Ubuntu?

I am asked to type some math formulas that can work in Microsoft Office and MathType equation editor. Can you recommend some ways to produce MathType equations in a MS Word document under Ubuntu? I ...
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Good symbolic mathematics packages?

I recently moved from Mac OS X to Ubuntu, and I'd like to (as much as possible) only use free software on my new machine. As a theoretical ecologist, I used to rely a lot on Mathematica, and even ...
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LibreOffice Math not working… how to start troubleshooting?

After update to LibreOffice 3.5, I can no longer create/edit equations with Math. If I insert an equation or try to edit an old one, I will not get the windows split at the bottom of the screen where ...
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Math application to calculate advance problems

I am looking for a math app in Ubuntu that it is easy to write and can calculate problems like stochastic processes in Probability Theories, ordinary differential equation and similars.
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Openoffice calc - Find out monthly growth based on yearly growth [closed]

I know there is a built-in function for that but can't remember what it is. Let's say I have a number, 10, and over a period of a year that number has increased by 100% to 20. I would like to figure ...
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MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison

In my office my team and I are going to type texts in the future which will include mathematical signs. Two programs are being proposed: LibreOffice Writer + Math or Microsoft Office + MathType. I ...