Ubuntu version 12.04

Java version "1.6.0_32"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.13.4) (6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.25-b01, mixed mode)

Here is the problem. I am trying to install Ameritrade's "thinkorswim" platform on my machine. They offer no support for the software on Linux, so I am turning to you guys for any help!

Basically, when the software is installing updates it runs into java errors, specifically:

Error catched  

Here is a photo of the process: enter image description here

This error is reached and the program just sits there not doing much of anything. I have done a lot of searching for what this error means, either on its own or in relation to "thinkorswim" with no luck. Any advice?


I experienced the same issue.

Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS

java version "1.7.0_65"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.2) (7u65-2.5.2-3~14.04)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)

The problem as captured in the screenshot is pointing to missing java class. This is because thinkorswim client is expecting a SUN Java JRE rather than Open JDK.

Install Sun Java JRE should solve this.

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I used Oracle-java7 when I installed think-or-swim. It still works fine though I've since upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. I used the instructions here and obtained the installer here.

After making the script executable, it installed fine and works fine. There's a full writeup on installing here

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