How to install MetaTrader 5 with the Deriv broker on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install MetaTrader 5 with the Deriv broker on a Chromebook.

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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.

Please use the video as a visual guide, and the commands and links below to install it on your Chromebook.

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1) 00:05 (time stamp in the video)
We start the process by enabling the Linux Container on our Chromebook.  You can al
ways remove it again in the future as well if needed.

To enable it, we go to the settings of our Chromebook, inside of it, we click on the "Advance" option in the left panel, and then the "Developers" section. Then enable Linux from there as seen in the video.

2) 00:46
Now we continue to the next phase in the tutorial and that is to run several commands in our Linux terminal, which will the game.  Firstly, we will install Wine, an application launcher which allows us to install some Windows applications on Linux.  After that we will download and install the game.

Some general facts about the terminal.  To paste a command into the Linux terminal, press "Ctrl Shift v" together.  After you paste a command into the Linux terminal, please press "enter" to run it.  At some commands you will see a question to press Y or n to continue.  If you see it press "enter" to continue.

2.1)  This command will add 32 bit architecture to our Linux Apps.

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

2.2) 01:09 This command will update the repositories of our Linux container.

sudo apt update

2.3) 01:26 This command will install Wine and and pacakges which MT5 with the Deriv Broker requires.  The Y and n question will appear in this command, please press "enter" then. 

sudo apt install wine winbind base-files curl dbus dbus-user-session dpkg isc-dhcp-client isc-dhcp-common libavahi-client3 libavahi-common-data libavahi-common3 libc-bin libc-l10n libc6 libcurl3-gnutls libcurl4 libdbus-1-3 libexpat1 libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-0 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-bin libgdk-pixbuf2.0-common libgssapi-krb5-2 libhttp-daemon-perl libk5crypto3 libkrb5-3 libkrb5support0 locales publicsuffix tzdata udev zlib1g

2.4) 02:05 This command will create some files and folders which wine requires.

winecfg

2.5) 02:26 Wine is now fully installed.  Now we will continue to the next step of the tutorial and that is to install the application.  We will start of by downloading it.

wget https://download.mql5.com/cdn/web/metaquotes.software.corp/mt5/mt5setup.exe

2.6) 02:42 This command will install the application.  Please follow the installation wizard as in Windows.

wine mt5setup.exe

*After it is installed, their website will aunch nad the application will open up

2.7) 04:01 To run the application, please run this command in your Linux Terminal every time.

wine start ".wine/drive_c/users/Public/Desktop/MetaTrader 5.lnk" 

Enjoy!

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