QTSTALKER install on Mint 14

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QTSTALKER install on Mint 14

Postby mihalj on Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:28 pm

I am trying to install qtstalker 0.36 onto linux mint 14 but have a lot of difficulties as I am absolute newbie in Linux. I found page with guidence how to install it, but there are things there which are still not clear to me where to go and how to do it. Here is the line which creates me most problems:
"Ensure that your shell QTDIR environment variable is set to point to the location of the root Qt directory. This setting is usually something like this: 'export QTDIR=/usr/lib/qt' or something similar to this. Failure to set this properly will result in make errors."
So where I am supposed to go exactly to set my QTDIR environment variable to that location? Where I can find QTDIR variable? In what folder it is?
Did anyone install qtstalker onto Linux Mint 14? Can you provide step by step instruction (something more in line with "Installation of qtstalker for dummies")?
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Re: QTSTALKER install on Mint 14

Postby lmarmisa on Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:34 pm

I have not installed qtstalker but that program (version 0.32-3) is included in Mint repositories.

Try this command:

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sudo apt-get install qtstalker

Qtstalker is a user friendly Technical Analysis package for GNU/Linux. It
is similar to commercial software such as Metastock, Supercharts and

Qtstalker's features include:
- A point-and-click graphical user interface.
- Chart types include line, bar, candlestick, point and figure, swing.
- Chart objects: trendlines, buy/sell arrows, fibonacci retracement, text.
- Indicator plugins include MACD, MAs, Bollinger Bands, RSI and many more.
- Custom indicators can be composed without programming.
- Quote plugins download data from online sources like Yahoo, CME, NYBOT.
- Data import plugins for plain-text CSV files and MySQL databases.
- Intra-day, daily, weekly and monthly chart compression.
- Can manage stocks, futures, indices, ratios and spreads.
- Back testing function allowing indicator tests using actual chart data.
- Scanner to filter symbols based on a user defined formula.
- A basic portfolio manager.

This package contains the main program and plugins. Documentation is in
the qtstalker-doc package.

Qtstalker is 100% free software, distributed under the terms of the
GNU GPL. An active development community is continually adding new
features. We appreciate your input towards creating a world-class
GNU/Linux TA package. Please visit Qtstalker on Sourceforge.

Homepage: http://qtstalker.sourceforge.net/
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Re: QTSTALKER install on Mint 14

Postby mihalj on Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:56 am

sorry for delay in responding.
It did not work as in terminal it said there is no existing package.
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