Cantor Frontend to Mathematical and Statistical Applications

Cantor is a free and open front-end with GUI to mathematics applications for Linux. Currently it supports KAlgebra, Lua, Maxima, R, Sage, Octave, Python, Scilab and Qalculate back-ends. It comes with a worksheet interface, assistant dialogs, built-in side panel variables management, charts and graphics support, outputs in LaTeX or Markdown, extend its feature using plugin, Script editor and more. You can export your work to PDF, LaTeX, plain-text, and Jupyter notebooks.


Install Cantor on Ubuntu Linux

Cantor is available as a snap, flatpak from flathub and from default Ubuntu repositories. Open the terminal software using the applications menu or using ctrl+alt+t keys. In terminal run below Cantor snap install command to install the latest version of Cantor on your Linux system.

sudo snap install cantor

After the installation you can open the app using show applications menu. And you can also uninstall it via below command.

sudo snap remove cantor

Install Cantor via Flatpak:

You need to install flatpak and flathub on your Linux system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal application run below Cantor flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.cantor

You can open Cantor using below flatpak command or via applications menu.

flatpak run org.kde.cantor

Cantor app

And uninstall Cantor via

sudo flatpak uninstall org.kde.cantor

Install Cantor via APT:

In terminal command-line application run below command to install Cantor on Ubuntu.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y cantor

That’s all.

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