[xubuntu-users] Upgraded Xubuntu 14.04.5 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS - Calculator Window Border

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Sep 24 01:34:34 UTC 2016

On Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:26:45 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:11:09 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>You likely could build older versions of mate-calc [2], such as 1.8.0,
>>they are GTK2, but apart from this like gnome-calculator, but with the
>>wanted menu bar and title bar, unfortunately they can't handle "." vs
>>"," automagically.  
>A workaround for the "." vs "," issue is a wrapper.
>For example, my locale is en_US.utf8, but I'm using a German keyboard.
>I added a desktop file executing the wrapper:
>  $ grep Exec /usr/share/applications/mate-calc-de.desktop 
>  Exec=mate-calc-de
>  $ cat /usr/local/bin/mate-calc-de 
>  #!/bin/dash
>  LANG=de_DE.utf8 exec mate-calc "$@"
>For simple calculations I'm usually using galculator, I usually don't
>need a scientific calculator, let alone a paper roll calculator.

FWIW gnome-calculator nowadays provides some kind of paper
roll, the old mate-calc and galculator seemingly don't.

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