Linux is a Unix-like computer operating system widely adopted under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. There are several Linux versions including Debian, Mint, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Gentoo, etc. Here we will discuss how to use MetaTrader 4 on Ubuntu.
Wine is free software that allows users of Unix-based systems to run an application developed for the Microsoft Windows systems. Among all the Wine versions there is one for Ubuntu.
*Note that Wine is not a fully stable application. This means that some functions in the applications you start under it may work improperly or not work at all. We strongly recommend you use the latest version of Ubuntu and Wine. The timely update provides the greatest stability to the trading platform.
All applications under Ubuntu are installed from the packages contained in repositories. In the latest versions of Ubuntu, the required Wine installation repository is already available in the system without additional settings.
Install Wine, execute one command on the command line (called Terminal in Ubuntu ):
This command installs the latest stable version of Wine.
If your Ubuntu version does not provide a repository and you get an error during Wine installation, run the following commands one by one:
Next, update the package information by executing the following command:
After the command execution, install Wine using the following command:
For details on installation under Ubuntu, please visit the official Wine site ( https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu )