Prepping open source Trade Manager link URLs for latest Java 8 JDK MySQL 5.6 Eclipse Luna on Ubuntu Linux

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Prepping open source Trade Manager link URLs for latest Java 8 JDK MySQL 5.6 Eclipse Luna on Ubuntu Linux

UPDATE: I decided to abandon the Linux version for to attempt installing a Windows version. I kept getting an exception when it tried to build the database during the (Application bug but I don’t know) See below for Windows Update issues!

There are required for this Trade Manager

IMPORTANT NOTE: Read the entire installation directions before implementing at

This works now under Windows!

You could run into priveleges problems!
Latest MySQL 5.6]

To change MYSQL root password

Latest Java JDK 8

Latest Eclipse Luna


Strange errors:

./configure : /bin/sh^M : bad interpreter

How to set JAVA_HOME in Ubuntu Linux:

If you have MYSQL root access problems, try this:

If I use: mysql -u root -p

enter password like hell1o23, it is fine but still cannot connect into mysql with no password set (?)

This works when you need to verify MYSQL root password changes:

mysql -u root -p’hello123′ -e ‘show databases;’


MYSQL is crap now but for Windows, you may come across this:


Don’t forget Interactive Broker TWS demo login info:


  • For Individual Demo
    • User Name: edemo
      Password: demouser
  • For Advisor Demo
    • User Name: fdemo
      Password: demouser


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