UnitedChart Linux Installation
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Linux provides the highest performance UnitedChart systems. If a client/server data base is employed, UnitedChart can handle many users. Use the following steps to download, install, remove, and start/stop/restart the UnitedChart Linux server software.

Install UnitedChart
Select a system directory to contain your UnitedChart system. One option would be to create an account called UnitedChart. That creates the directory /home/UnitedChart which could be used to contain your system. Another approach would be to create the folder UnitedChart in your desired location (ex: mkdir /home/example/UnitedChart). The directory does not have to be named UnitedChart, but it will in the following instructions so substitute if you use a different directory name.

The computer server you select to host your UnitedChart system:

To install UnitedChart on your Linux computer server:

Uninstall UnitedChart Linux server
To remove UnitedChart, delete the UnitedChart directory you created to contain your UnitedChart system. UnitedChart never writes outside of its folder, so deleting it uninstalls it.

Start/stop/restart UnitedChart Linux server
There are many ways to run UnitedChart on Linux. It is up to the server's manager to decide. One method is to login to the console or through a terminal and manually start UnitedChart so the transactions can be observed. Another method would be to run UnitedChart in background with a command like:
./uchart & >/dev/null
UnitedChart can also be setup to run as a traditional service.

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Last update 03/24/2020