Anyone running Ubuntu? - Tech Support | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Anyone running Ubuntu?
Updated: Views / Replies:14,781 / 82
Created: by Big Mike Attachments:6

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 6  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Anyone running Ubuntu?

  #81 (permalink)
Elite Member
NC, USA
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: None Yet
Favorite Futures: Guitar
 
MrYou's Avatar
 
Posts: 403 since Jun 2011
Thanks: 618 given, 193 received

You might check into CrossOver for Mac (or Linux). CrossOver is a commercial distribution of Wine available from $39.95-$69.95.

Sierra Chart is listed as "Gold Metal" compatible.

Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to MrYou for this post:
 
  #82 (permalink)
 Vendor: www.sierrachart.com 
New Zealand
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: Sierra Chart
Broker/Data: Numerous
Favorite Futures: NONE
 
SierraChart's Avatar
 
Posts: 111 since Feb 2011
Thanks: 4 given, 223 received


lolu View Post
I successfully installed and ran SC/IQFeed (the .NET version) on Linux in a VMWareFusion environment on my Mac, see my earlier post here. The installation of the .NET version on my Mac OS X/Darwine environment has also been successful, but running it has not been successful. I seem to be having problem with MSVCR90.dll (which is declared missing) needed by SC TAPriceEngineAPI.dll. I'll still re-visit it when I have enough time to attend to it again. Meanwhile, I attempted to install the new SC non .NET version on my Mac OS X/Darwine, but the installation has not been successful.

Lolu

That file you refer to is the Microsoft visual C++ runtime library. Contact us on our Support Board about it and we will find it for you.

Another user on our board just reported this:

Quoting 
Very nice, now I can run this on my mac without having to run parallels, just with wine


Reply With Quote
 
  #83 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
New York, NY/USA
 
Futures Experience: Master
Platform: all
Favorite Futures: piano
 
Posts: 1 since Oct 2013
Thanks: 0 given, 0 received

Using MBTrading in Linux


First I will say MB should take the time to develop an official version of their trading platforms for Linux. Directly I will say your retail users are most likely Windows clients but your growth going forward, do not ignore the prevelance of Linux boxes being used for trading purposes.

To the forum, this thread has been cold for 2yrs and I'm not sure if people have discovered that a viable environment has been achieved with the updates of Wine and Linux kernels. I run MB Desktop pro under the latest Wine release, no need to state the actual version as it has worked for the past few iterations. But if you are running Fedora, Cent, or Zorin (the systems I have tested it under) you should not have any problems with running it under the pre-packaged install versions of Linux with Wine. But somethings that you should consider and why it may not be appropriate for you to run executions through MB on your Linux box.

1. There is a 5 - 9 second delay between your click and transition to order received with the server. Counting execution time, the slippage on market orders can be 10 -13 seconds.

2. Charts and other processes that are dynamically updated may not work at all. This may or may not be an issue for some as many of use MB for execution but other softwares for charting and such. Just know that the software has issues with dynamic updates.

3. Lastly the best alternative is to still run your executions through a Windows machine (in regards to MB), however if you are a positioning guy and use limit orders primarily, are not concerned with millisecond executions, and have an average hold time greater than 5minutes you should be fine.

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > > Anyone running Ubuntu?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Jigsaw Trading: TBA

Elite only

FuturesTrader71: TBA

Elite only

NinjaTrader: TBA

Jan 18

RandBots: TBA

Jan 23

GFF Brokers & CME Group: Futures & Bitcoin

Elite only

Adam Grimes: TBA

Elite only

Ran Aroussi: TBA

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Multichart Ninja on Ubuntu tradersheldon Tech Support 12 August 14th, 2011 02:09 PM
Frustration: NT not running with MBTrading jmjstrider The Elite Circle 2 May 27th, 2011 05:18 PM
Input's while in running an EA pmm2 MetaQuotes MetaTrader MQL Programming 1 March 13th, 2011 05:11 PM
Running NT7 along with NT6.5 trendisyourfriend NinjaTrader 3 November 1st, 2010 04:01 PM
Running Windows 7 on a Ubuntu vbox (performance) BigDog Traders Hideout 2 March 20th, 2010 06:40 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:25 AM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-12-18 in 0.09 seconds with 20 queries on phoenix via your IP 23.22.136.56