Metatrader 5 Swissquote Install on Wine 5 / Linux

The article explains the installation of Metatrader 5 on Linux. The distribution used was OpenSuse Leap 15.1

Install PlayOnLinux

Use the root user to submit these operations:

zypper in PlayOnLinux

There will more packages installed hence answer y.

Prepare a configuration file for playonlinux

Put the following setting in a file called "mtconfig". Checkout the winversion. It is recommended to take the latest stable version.

#!/bin/bash [ "$PLAYONLINUX" = "" ] && exit 0 source "$PLAYONLINUX/lib/sources" TITLE="MetaTrader 5 Swissquote" PREFIX="metatrader5-SQ" WINEVERSION="5.0" WINEARCH="win32" WINEPREFIX="~/.wine32" POL_SetupWindow_Init POL_Debug_Init POL_SetupWindow_presentation "$TITLE" "$TITLE" "http://www.metatrader5.com/" "Tinou" "$PREFIX" POL_System_SetArch "x64" POL_Wine_SelectPrefix "$PREFIX" POL_Wine_PrefixCreate "$WINEVERSION" POL_Wine_InstallFonts truetype... Set_OS "win10" cd "$WINEPREFIX/drive_q" POL_Download "https://download.mql5.com/cdn/web/swissquote.bank.sa/mt5/swissquote5setup.exe" POL_Call POL_Install_LunaTheme POL_Wine_WaitBefore "$TITLE" POL_Wine --ignore-errors "mt5setup.exe" POL_Wine_WaitExit "$TITLE" POL_Shortcut "terminal.exe" "$TITLE" POL_SetupWindow_Close exit 0

Next call playonlinux

--> tools --> run a local script -> mtconfig

After successful installation you can start Metatrader on Linux with this command.

wine /home/yourUser/PlayOnLinux\'s\ virtual\ drives/metatrader5_2057/drive_c/Program\ Files/MetaTrader\ 5/terminal64.exe

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Published: Feb. 7, 2020

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