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A simple 'graphical' calculator script for Terminal
Authored by: rspress on Mar 13, '06 09:50:08AM

If you are not running the terminal already then launching the terminal to use the calculator takes the same time, about 2 seconds on my 800mhz eMac, as the calculator.

Still this is a useful little puppy to have around so I added to my usr/local/bin folder.

I should mention one thing. I wish the hints would add a little more information about what you have to do to get this working under UNIX. While I knew what to do and where to put things there are plenty of OS X users are interested in using UNIX under OS X but have been put off by the lack of instructions or good documentation. While I am not saying we should hold their hands and do all the work for them we could at least give them a push in the right direction and spur their interest in using UNIX.



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A simple 'graphical' calculator script for Terminal
Authored by: xSmurf on Mar 13, '06 11:50:51AM

That would probably explain why macosxhints has published, a few times in the past iirc, guides to the Terminal basics ;)

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