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Is IB TWS faster on Linux than on Windows?

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Is IB TWS faster on Linux than on Windows?

IB TWS is very slow on Windows 10. Does IB TWS run faster on Linux than on Windows?

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I am not sure...

but what kind of latency or speed do you need and hope to get from Boise? If you are a retail trader trying to establish "speed" as your edge or an element of your edge, regrettably you might be making an error. Especially from Boise. Other forum members might be able to help you better than I.

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but what kind of latency or speed do you need and hope to get from Boise? If you are a retail trader trying to establish "speed" as your edge or an element of your edge, regrettably you might be making an error. Especially from Boise. Other forum members might be able to help you better than I.

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I meant TWS GUI and charts load slow. I don't care how fast an order is transmitted.

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Oh.

I always get great assistance when I call IB. 1-877-442-2757, option 5 for tech, then option 2 for software operation.

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IB TWS is very slow on Windows 10. Does IB TWS run faster on Linux than on Windows?

I have TWS on a virtual Linux machine and it doesn't make any difference regarding gui speed.

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