Last modified on 17 September 2010, at 00:54

Sidux/Useable applications/Calculators

There are a few calculators available for Linux, I'll show you a few of theme.


gcalctoolEdit

It's a simply calculator pre-installed with sidux.
1. Run it from: Menu-> Accessories-> Calculator.
Calc1en.png
2. If the application has been not installed do it yourself:
apt-get install gcalctool


Home page: http://calctool.sourceforge.net/


ExtcalcEdit

Extcalc is a multi-functions scientfic calculator lets you for example drawing 2D- and 3D-graphs and
function-analysing for all supported graph types. Text-based version to use on a console too.
1. Installation:
apt-get install extcalc
2. Run it from: Menu-> Accessories-> Extcalc
3. The application ask you for making it's own folder for dates so click OK.
Calc2.png


Calc3.png


Home page: http://extcalc-linux.sourceforge.net/


XabacusEdit

Xabacus is not a typical calculator, it's a kind of ancient abacus but you can work on it anyway.
It's Chinese name is "Saun-pan" or "Suanpan".
1. Installation:
apt-get install xabacus
2. Run it: Menu-> Accessories-> Xabacus
Calc4.png


About Suanpan on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suanpan
About Abacus on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suanpan


OthersEdit

  1. Speed Crunch: http://speedcrunch.org/en_US/index.html
  2. Qalculate: http://qalculate.sourceforge.net/
  3. Eden Math: http://www.edenwaith.com/products/edenmath/
  4. Kcalc: http://packages.debian.org/pl/sid/kcalc