CDAX on Linux


My new broker is part of the Colombo Direct Access (CDAX) system and I downloaded CDAX 5.4 with much enthusiasm only to find that they have sold themselves short with the installer. Why people choose to create binary installers with native code for java applications is something that I will never figure out.

Here is this reason that CDAX is distributd in the form of a binary: the download includes the JVM. Sheesh you would think a linux user would know how to install java on his own. I have three different versions of the JVM running side by side why do I need a fourth?

It wouldn't really matter if the installer works. It does not. It dies lamerly with the suggestion that that errors.log file be looked at for details. It says:

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