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10 Awesome Features of Krunner in KDE 4

Jul 02, 2009, 02:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"Krunner operates independently of the Plasma desktop system as a standalone application. It includes a ton of features that make it useful beyond simple command launching. It has retained many of the features present in KDE 3 and greatly expanded them. We would fail to do it justice if we did not give it a top ten list.

"10. Calculator
Krunner calculatorDo you need to figure out how much money you have left for groceries after subscribing to three MMORPGs? Just press "Alt-F2" or right click on the desktop and press “run command”. To use Krunner as a calculator, type the = sign and then enter the equation. For example, type "=890*12", and it will output a calculator icon and the answer: "10680". Simply select the answer to calculate the next equation with it. KDE 3 had a similar calculating feature that automatically opened Google’s calculator. With this you can calculate multiple times without leaving the Krunner window."

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