How to Install MetaTrader 4 on Linux


How to Install MetaTrader 4 on Linux


How to install the MetaTrader 4 trading platform on Linux?  Can we install MetaTrader 4 for forex trading on Ubuntu operating system? Although not using the original MetaTrader 4, there are third-party applications that have the same functionality as MT4 for Linux Ubuntu.
The name of the third-party application is Wine. That’s right, Wine is a Unix (Linux) based application that we can use to trade forex on a PC. The function of this Wine is to run Windows-based applications on the Linux operating system. So later we install MetaTrader 4 via Wine and run it on Linux.
But keep in mind, Wine is not a stable application. There are cases where MetaTrader is not properly installed on Linux. Therefore, Yukampus highly recommends trading on Windows operating systems only.
However, if you want to try running MetaTrader 4 on Linux for other reasons, for example, because you just want to try it or are comfortable with using Linux, you can read this tutorial on how to install MetaTrader 4 on Linux.

How to Install MetaTrader 4 on Linux

Alright, now let’s find out how to install MT4 on Linux. Here are the steps, look carefully so that there are no errors or errors.

1. Install Wine on Linux

First, we have to install Wine first on Linux
  1. First, download Wine by typing in the terminal the command ” sudo apt-get install wine-stable ” to download Wine on Linux
  2. Wait until it’s finished
  3. Type again the command ” sudo apt-get update “
  4. Wait again until the process is complete
  5. When finished, type the command ” sudo apt-get install –install-recommends winehq-stable ” to install the Wine downloaded earlier

2. Install MetaTrader 4 on Wine

After successfully installing Wine on Linux, the next step is to install MetaTrader 4 on Wine. Here are the steps:
  1. Download MetaTrader 4 Windows
  2. Double-click the downloaded file and select Open With Wine Windows Program Loader (Default)
  3. Click Next continuously to install like when we install regular applications on Windows
  4. Wait until the installation process is complete
  5. Then Wine will save the installed file in ” Home\.wine\drive_c\Program Files\Client Terminal “
  6. Finished
Those are the steps to install MetaTrader 4 on Linux via Wine. This method has proven to work on the Ubuntu operating system but has not been tried on the KaliLinux, Debian, Mint, CentOS, Fedora, Zorin, Arch, Xubuntu, BunsenLabs, Slackel, Slackware, OpenSUSE, PCLinuxOS, Puppy, Red Hat, Manjaro, Kubuntu, Bodhi, Solus, Black Lab, Neptune, Netrunner and Mageia.
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