How to install MetaTrader 5 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install MetaTrader 5, the Desktop Version, on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

Commands Used:
1) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) echo "deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ buster main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
5) echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Debian_10 ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
6) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys DFA175A75104960E
7) sudo apt update
8) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
9) winecfg
10) wget http://files.metaquotes.net/metaquotes.software.corp/mt5/mt5setup.exe
11) wine mt5setup.exe

Launchers:
Editor
wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/MetaTrader\ 5/metaeditor64.exe 
Terminal
wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/MetaTrader\ 5/terminal64.exe 
Trader
wine start .wine/drive_c/users/cosmadesimple/Start\ Menu/Programs/MetaTrader\ 5/MetaTrader\ 5.lnk
Tester
wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/MetaTrader\ 5/metatester64.exe 

Please note that the trader launcher needs to be modified, as seen in the tutorial


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