ThinkorSwim won't install on my Linux

hedron

New member
I cannot run or install thinkorswim. When I click the icon, it loads for a moment and then stops loading.

When I try to install I get the below error.

sudo sh ./thinkorswim_installer.sh
Starting Installer ...
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class java.awt.Container

Java appears up to date.

java -version
openjdk version "14.0.2" 2020-07-14
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 14.0.2+12)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 14.0.2+12, mixed mode)

I had uninstalled it to see if that would fix the issue, but I had to pass the -c option (uninstall -c) to bypass the graphic interface.

Anyone know the magic sauce needed to get it to run?

I'm using Arch Linux. Kernel 5.7.8
 

BenTen

Administrative
Staff member
Staff
VIP
Lifetime
I don't have any experience troubleshooting on a Linux machine, so I can't provide much support regarding this issue. Have you tried following the instructions on this page? I would also get in touch with TD Ameritrade's support team.
 

XeoNoX

Well-known member
VIP
use latest openjdk and in order to run tos on linux you have to run it as sudo (self installing updates). similar to the windows version runs and activates the Windows UAC.
 

Similar threads

The Market Trading Game Changer

Join 2,500+ subscribers inside the useThinkScript VIP Membership Club
  • Exclusive indicators
  • Proven strategies & setups
  • Private Discord community
  • ‘Buy The Dip’ signal alerts
  • Exclusive members-only content
  • Add-ons and resources
  • 1 full year of unlimited support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is useThinkScript?

useThinkScript is the #1 community of stock market investors using indicators and other tools to power their trading strategies. Traders of all skill levels use our forums to learn about scripting and indicators, help each other, and discover new ways to gain an edge in the markets.

How do I get started?

We get it. Our forum can be intimidating, if not overwhelming. With thousands of topics, tens of thousands of posts, our community has created an incredibly deep knowledge base for stock traders. No one can ever exhaust every resource provided on our site.

If you are new, or just looking for guidance, here are some helpful links to get you started.

What are the benefits of VIP Membership?
VIP members get exclusive access to these proven and tested premium indicators: Buy the Dip, Advanced Market Moves 2.0, Take Profit, and Volatility Trading Range. In addition, VIP members get access to over 50 VIP-only custom indicators, add-ons, and strategies, private VIP-only forums, private Discord channel to discuss trades and strategies in real-time, customer support, trade alerts, and much more. Learn all about VIP membership here.
How can I access the premium indicators?
To access the premium indicators, which are plug and play ready, sign up for VIP membership here.
Top