A calculator and unit converter
Why emulate the limited interface (ie a numeric pad) of a pocket calculator, when you’ve got the power of a desktop computer and keyboard at your finger tips. This is a very simple interface, with a lot of hidden power.
It uses the google calculator as its engine, which means that it can do complex calculations and unit conversions. If the calculation is a simple mathematical expression, the linux version will use the bc program, rather than going online.
Yes, krunner has very rudimentary support for calculations and conversions. However, it can't calculate:
- 1 hectare plus 2 acres in square inches
- a marathon in miles
- Simple interface;
- Mathematic calculations;
- Unit conversion;
- Currency conversion;
- Plain English query entry;
- Syntax checking
- Query history
- Clipboard support