Introduction to GNOME Calculator

GNOME Calculator is a powerful graphical calculator with financial, logical and scientific modes. It uses a multiple precision package to do its arithmetic to give a high degree of accuracy.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Calculator Dependencies


GTK+-3.22.30, gtksourceview-3.24.8, itstool-2.0.4, and libsoup-2.62.3


User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Calculator

Install GNOME Calculator by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr .. &&

To test the results, issue: ninja test. On 32-bit systems, Number.float and Number.double tests might fail due to floating point round off errors.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


Installed Programs: gcalccmd and gnome-calculator
Installed Library: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/help/*/gnome-calculator

Short Descriptions


is the official calculator of the GNOME Desktop.


is a command line version of gnome-calculator.

Last updated on 2018-08-30 18:48:05 -0700