Table of Contents:
- Setup a Linux Environment
- Install Wine
- Download and Install Sierra Chart in Ubuntu
- Alternative Options
- ◀️Previous Module: @Performance Guide
- ▶️Next Module: @Backtesting Introduction
Note: Must have Linux. It’s easy for Windows users to also use Linux, there are many tutorials for creating using Linux in a Virtual Machine.
Setup a Linux Environment
First, a Linux environment is needed. A virtual machine (VM) can be used. VMWare or Virtual Box both work.
OS: Ubuntu (64 bit)
- Download Ubuntu Desktop, this is an ISO file. Remember the location
- Download and install a VM such as Virtual Box
- Open VM Virtual Box
- Click New to create a Virtual Machine
- Name and Operating System:
- Name: For example: “Ubuntu”
- Machine Folder: Default, suggested to use a SSD not HDD drive
- Type: Linux
- Version: Ubuntu (64 bit)
- Memory size: 4000 mb or higher. Higher is better
- Hard Disk: Create a virtual hard disk now
- Click Create
In the window that pops up:
- File Size: Set as high as possible
- Hard disk file type: VDI
- Click Create
Back at the Virtual Box Manager:
- Click to select the newly created VM: UbuntuVM
- Click Start
- Select the recently downloaded Ubuntu ISO file
- Click Start
- Click Install Ubuntu
- Select desired language
- Choose settings for Updates and software
- Click Install Now
Wine is used to allow Sierra Chart to run within Ubuntu, or follow a Youtube tutorial.
- Open the command line
- Individually input the following lines:
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
sudo apt update
sudo mkdir -pm755 /etc/apt/keyrings
sudo wget -O /etc/apt/keyrings/winehq-archive.key https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
sudo wget -NP /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/kinetic/winehq-kinetic.sources
sudo apt update
sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
Download and Install Sierra Chart in Ubuntu
- Open a web browser from the Ubuntu operating system
- Visit the Downloads page on the Sierra Chart website
- Click Download Sierra Chart
- Locate the newly download Sierra Chart installer
- Right Click the Sierra file
- Open with Other Applicate
- Select Wine Windows Program Loader
The Sierra Chart install window should pop up
- Click Install
- Fill in Account Name and Password
- Use WSL within windows to use Linux from a windows machine
- Mac users can use common Parallels to run Windows programs
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