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.
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:
Download the installer jar file to your hard drive. The downloaded file is called
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>-Linux-Install.sh file and checking the “Allow executing file as program” option.
or via the command line:
chmod 755 StockMarketEye-<version>-Linux-Install.sh
Then run the installation file by double-clicking on it or from the command line with:
Follow the instructions in the installer window. By installing StockMarketEye, you are implicitly agreeing to our End User License Agreement.
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
- 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
StockMarketEye.sh script to change the
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
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: