Questions tagged [gnome-calculator]

GNOME desktop calculator is a powerful graphical calculator with financial, logical and scientific modes.

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The image from quick create in hyper-v for Ubuntu 18.04.2 and 19.04 doesn't allow me to install anything

I've created a new VM from using the Quick Create function in Hyper-V on windows 10. Once the VM is setup (I've picked language settings, created a password etc) I then tried to install Visual Studio ...
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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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Calculator won't start

I'm running 18.10 and recently gnome-calculator stopped functioning. Running it from the command line gives the following results: jr@Ubuntu-HP:~$ gnome-calculator You need to connect this snap to ...
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How to put the default calculator into radian mode?

I am trying to do calculus. Is there a way to put the default calculator into radian mode? I can't find anything about it.
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How to use non-square roots on the Default Calculator in advanced mode without exponents? [duplicate]

I can't seem to figure out how to input a root that isn't square in Ubuntu's default calculator. I know I can input 4^(1 / 3) but I'd prefer to input them in a more.. "natural" way. (I can't think of ...
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Why is gnome-calculator scanning my home directory?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and have gnome-calculator 3.30.1 installed. I'm pretty sure that's the one that came bundled with 18.04. Every time I launch gnome-calculator the following ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to launch GNOME calculator in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Is there are predefined keyboard shortcut for fast launch gnome-calculator? When I try set custom (For example Ctrl+Alt+5) from settings they doesn't work for me:
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How to fix Gnome Calculator missing +/- button?

did someone faced really weird (and maybe funny) problem with gnome Calculator 3.30.1 on Ubuntu 18.10? It is missing [+/-] button in all modes so there is no way to use negative numbers... Is there ...
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How can I get multiple instances of GNOME Calculator at same time?

I need multiple calculators at the same time. But when I click on the calculator icon it just refers to the one that is already opened. How can I do this in Ubuntu 18.04?
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Add thousand separator to gnome calculator in Ubuntu 18.04

Gnome-Calculator used to have a menu option to add a thousand separators when typing large numbers 1000000 -> 1,000,000 10000 -> 10,000 Is there a way to do it in Gnome-Calculator v3.28.1 in Ubuntu ...
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Built-in calculator to GNOME search window

Using Ubuntu 18.04. On prior versions of Ubuntu GNOME, I could type basic expressions into the gnome search bar and get the answer. Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 however, I cannot; it shows ...
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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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How to restore the pre-17.10 behaviour of gnome-calculator: opening multiple instances by middle-clicking in the Ubuntu dock? [duplicate]

In ubuntu 17.04 and earlier, a middle-click on the calculator icon in the launcher would start another instance of it, like it still does for most other programs. This does no longer work in 17.10/18....
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Cannot open calculator app from keyboard calculator button

If I press the calculator button in my keyboard, the gnome calculator app doesn't appear. I have double checked that the shortcut is ok in the settings app keyboard bindings config pane.
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Numbers storage issue

I see nobody has raised this question, so I'll raise it myself. How does one store numbers/results on this calculator? There is no M+ button nor any similar memory buttons visible on the GUI. Nor is ...
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Inverse Sine, Cosine, and Tangent on Ubuntu Calculator

I am studying Physics, and I need a calculator that has Sine, Cosine, and Tangent. Ubuntu Calculator(gnome-calculator) is a pretty good choice for me because it has all kinds of capabilities. But ...
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gnome-calculator not displaying number area properly [closed]

On Ubuntu 17.04, the gnome-calculator application doesn't show white in the area where numbers go, but instead displays whatever was behind it. How should I go about fixing this? When I add numbers, ...
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In Ubuntu 17.04's Calculator app, why can I type in “.5” but not “0.5”? Instead it wants a comma for that (i.e. “0,5”)

Video demonstration here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0xqL7Ik7NRSREttenJHc3U5Y1U/view?usp=sharing Now I am in Germany and we are using a comma as the decimal mark here but what trips me up is ...
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How to use || in Keyboard shortcuts?

I want to map a keyboard key to this command: wmctrl -a Calculator || gnome-calculator This works fine when I run it in the terminal, but it doesn't seem to work when I set up a shortcut for this. I'...
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Why does the window title say “gnome-calculator” and not Calculator?

I found the following inconsistency with gnome-calculator 3.22.0 on Ubuntu 16.10. Why does the window title not say "Calculator" as in the top bar?
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How is a cubic root done in gnome-calculator?

I don't know which buttons I have to click or what key combination to type to calculate a cube root.
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Calculator. Can't set floats in base of logarithms (malformed expression at token “..”)

Please see the screenshot, I think it is quite self-explained ) I use [Alt] to type the base, I think "," must be subscript. However it doesn't look like.. What do I wrong?!
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Unable to build GTK+ 3

I am getting started with open source contributions and need to make-build the gnome-calculator. I recently downloaded gnome 3 (ubuntu) and need to build the gnome-calculator which needs gtk+3. I ...