Now lets make the installation script executable.
chmod +x thinkorswim_installer.sh
We are ready to install the software now. Just type in the following command.
If you get an xserver error just run the command again with the “-c” argument like this:
Now just follow the on screen instructions. Let it install in the default directory “/usr/local/thinkorswim”. Once that is done installing we need to change the permissions on the installation folder so that it doesn’t stall on the update page. To do this we need super user privileges.
Now lets change the permissions on the entire thinkorswim folder recursively.
chmod 777 /usr/local/thinkorswim -R
Thats it, you are all set now. You can run the program by navigating to /usr/local/thinkorswim and clicking on the thinkorswim executable file.
You can also create a shortcut in your start menu. In KDE just right click on the kmenu and go to edit. Add a new menu item and enter the following in the path field:
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