Installing on Linux

StockMarketEye is free to use for 30-days. To continue using StockMarketEye after the trial period, you can purchase a license on our website.

Note: StockMarketEye will run on any Linux distribution with a recent version of Java installed.

Downloading StockMarketEye

If your StockMarketEye download has not yet started, or you need a version for a different operating system, you can get it directly from the download page on our website:

Installing StockMarketEye

  1. Download the installer jar file to your hard drive. The downloaded file is called


  2. When the download has finished, change the file permissions on the downloaded installer so that it is executable. You can do this by right-clicking on the StockMarketEye-<version> file and checking the “Allow executing file as program” option.

    Properties for the Linux installer

    or via the command line:

    chmod 755 StockMarketEye-<version>
  3. Then run the installation file by double-clicking on it or from the command line with:

  4. Follow the instructions in the installer window. By installing StockMarketEye, you are implicitly agreeing to our End User License Agreement.

  5. When the installation is complete, you can run StockMarketEye from the application menu (under the Office category), or from the command line like:


NOTE: Your Linux distribution may not have installed Java by default. Java 8 is required to run StockMarketEye. On Ubuntu you can install Java with the following command:

sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre

Other Installation Notes

  • The default installation location is $HOME/StockMarketEye.
  • By default, an Application menu entry for StockMarketEye will be added in the Office category. This entry will be removed if you uninstall StockMarketEye.
  • On Ubuntu, if you also have Java 6 or Java 7 installed, you may need to run sudo update-alternatives --config java to set the default to Java 8. Alternatively, you can edit the script to change the JAVAEXE variable.

Uninstalling StockMarketEye on Linux

To uninstall StockMarketEye, execute the following command in a terminal. Replace STOCK_MARKET_EYE_INSTALL_DIR with the path to your install location (by default $HOME/StockMarketEye).:


Follow the instructions in the uninstaller window. When it has finished, click the ‘Quit’ button.

To completely remove any data saved by StockMarketEye, delete the following directory:

Linux: $HOME/.StockMarketEye40

Try it for Free!

Try our software, free, for 30-days. No credit-card or email required.
Just download, install and run.

Get StockMarketEye Try it for free!
Available for:  Investment Management Software for Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP      Investment Management Software for Mac OS X      Investment Management Software for Linux      Investment Management Software for iOS Investment Management Software for Android