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»Forums Index »Product Support »DTNIQ Client Software Wish List »iqconnect.exe & iqconnect_console.exe
Author Topic: iqconnect.exe & iqconnect_console.exe (11 messages, Page 1 of 1)

traps
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Joined: May 24, 2011


Posted: Sep 10, 2011 02:38 PM          Msg. 1 of 11
Hi,

Could we please get a version of iqconnect.exe which doesn't bring up a window when connecting? Ideally it would be another executable called something like iqconnect_console.exe.

Why? To make it easy to run on Linux. Currently, iqconnect.exe brings up a window when connecting and thus you have to installed a ton of extract packages to run Xvfb. If we had a console version, all this extra weight and complexity wouldn't be needed.

Thanks a lot,

Adam

jrodrigo
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Joined: Apr 25, 2015


Posted: Jan 28, 2016 04:51 PM          Msg. 2 of 11
That could be very nice indeed.

AlphaRider
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Joined: Jan 25, 2016


Posted: Oct 2, 2016 10:54 AM          Msg. 3 of 11
I would like to run IQFeed in a Docker container, either Windows or Linux. Please provide a non-GUI based IQFeed installer and runtime.

DTN_Stephen
-DTN Guru-
Posts: 314
Joined: Aug 22, 2014


Posted: Oct 3, 2016 09:49 AM          Msg. 4 of 11
Thank you for the request. I will pass this information on to our Product Development.

Stephen Shockey | Telvent DTN LLC | Trading Markets | United States |Customer Service Technical Support
Email: support@iqfeed.net

andrewm
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Posted: Nov 10, 2016 03:50 PM          Msg. 5 of 11
Yes, this would be very helpful. Either a command line argument to disable the GUI or a non-GUI version of the exe. Is it coming?

DTN_mark_e
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Posted: Nov 10, 2016 05:31 PM          Msg. 6 of 11
Andrew,
Your question has been forwarded to management and product development.

Mark Eash, Trading Markets Customer Service DTN
9110 West Dodge Rd, Ste 200, Omaha, Ne 68114
800-397-7000 (DTNIQ & IQFEED) | 402-255-3682 (Fax)
www.dtn.com/trading | www.dtniq.com | http://www.iqfeed.net

DTN_Jay_Froscheiser
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Posts: 1746
Joined: May 3, 2004

DTN IQFeed/DTN.IQ/DTN NxCore


Posted: Nov 11, 2016 06:50 AM          Msg. 7 of 11
Thanks everyone for posting your suggestions and feedback. While we won't be providing a non-GUI version of DTN IQFeed, we do have plans to make IQFeed run more easily in cross platform environments. It's in the early stages at this time but is on our Roadmap.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products

darkpool
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Posted: Dec 13, 2016 05:00 AM          Msg. 8 of 11
That's great. Very glad to hear IQFeed is taking note of the large user base it has of linux users.

Although iqfeed works on Linux using Wine it is a bloated and unfortunate solution. First prize would be a non GUI version. Simply run it from the terminal with your login details,...done!

AlphaRider
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Posted: Jun 13, 2017 11:45 AM          Msg. 9 of 11
Hi, can you provide update on this?

DTN_Jay_Froscheiser
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Posts: 1746
Joined: May 3, 2004

DTN IQFeed/DTN.IQ/DTN NxCore


Posted: Jun 13, 2017 12:53 PM          Msg. 10 of 11
A cross platform version of IQFeed continues to be on the roadmap. IQFeed will continue to be a GUI based product however as the exchanges continue to tighten their fee structure around non-display applications. While there are users who would like to build non-display applications off our service, you would be required to pay thousands of dollars per month to the exchanges for the privilege. Unless the exchanges change their tune and create more trader friendly fee structures, our plan is to continue providing our display applications in order to provide service to a broader audience.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products

andrewm
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Posted: Jun 13, 2017 04:50 PM          Msg. 11 of 11
If you don't want the GUI in a Linux version you could use some xserver that just discards the display updates. If the UI is text/console based or graphical should not concern the exchange.
 

 

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