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The Windows 10 Calculator has been ported to Linux

The Windows 10 Calculator has been ported to Linux and can be installed from the Canonical Snap Store.

In March 2019, Microsoft launched Windows 10 Calculator as open source and invited other developers to contribute to development of.

Using Uno Platform, an open source toolkit for building multi-platform applications, developers Uno ported Windows Calculator (calc.exe) to Linux under the name "Uno Calculator".

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Below you can see the Windows 10 Calculator running on Windows on the left and the Uno Calculator running on Ubuntu on the right.

If you are using Ubuntu and want to install Uno Calculator, you can do so through the Snap Store using the following command:

Once installed, run it uno-calculator to start programs from the Ubuntu desktop.

While Ubuntu and other desktops already include a calculator application, Uno Calculator demonstrates the power of multi-tools platforms.

Using these toolkits, developers can develop applications on one platform and use the same database code, transfer them to other platforms, including Windows, Linux and MacOS.

As Linux grows in popularity, even Microsoft embraces it operating system, we expect to see more native Windows applications shipped to Linux.

For example, in July 2020, Microsoft introduced the System Monitor utility Procmon on Linux as an open source project.

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