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Basic GUI calcutor for Ubuntu

I am asking a question here that seems to be ridiculous. I'm just letting everyone know I am aware of this is advance. (How does Ubuntu not come with a functional calculator???) For Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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command to convert currency in Ubuntu server using gcalccmd

Is it I can use gcalccmd in Ubuntu server as how I use in terminal of my Ubuntu Desktop? If yes, can I convert currency using command as I do with gnome-terminal in financal mode If yes, what is ...
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a good hex/binary calculator

Is there an obvious way of shifting numbers in the gcalc-tool using an operator, such as << or >> Am I missing an obvious shortcut? Say I want to simply perform (1<<20), how can I ...
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Force update of Calculator Currency rate

I have gcalctool 6.4.1.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 I am using the Currency conversion in Financial mode. Got to know from Launchpad Answers that the tool updates the rates from European Central Bank every 7 ...
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How do I use the 'scientific' mode in the Calculator?

I am trying configure the Calculator to do some binary to hexadecimal conversions but I can't seem to get to scientific mode. Please can someone tell me how I configure?
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ubuntu 12.10 gcalctool simple mode only

I just installed ubuntu 12.10 and gnome 3, I opened gcalctool and there is no way to change the base and the calc type. Am I right or it's just my stupidity? Here is a screenshot of it:
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Where is the calculator from 10.04?

The default calculator from Ubuntu 10.04 was perfect. It was simple, yet powerful. It had memory locations and when you switched between Hexadecimal and Decimal the number in the display changed to ...
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Where has “scientific mode” gone in gcalctool 6.2.0?

Ubuntu 11.10 ships gcalctool 6.2.0 . In previous versions the calculator has five models: Basic, Advance, Financial, Programming and Scientific. However, in this version there are only four ...
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Set default mode in gcalctool

I often use gcalctool, to quickly convert a number between "binary/hex/decimal". For this I find the "Programming" mode of gcalctool useful. I can select this using "Mode → Programming" from the ...
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Can I add custom functions to gcalctool?

I've noticed an f(x) button in calculator's (gcalctool) advanced mode. The button opens a drop-down list with some predefined functions. Is it possible to define more?