How-to Install and Getting-Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2016 IDE on Linux Mint 14 Nadia 32bit/64bit Mate Easy Visual-GuideFebruary 22nd, 2013 by Regaz
This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE FREE Community Edition Linux Mint 14 Nadia i386/amd64 Mate Desktop.
To Make Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE you Need the Oracle Sun Java SE JDK 7+ Installed so if Not Present on your System you will Find Link to Tutorial on Installing the Sun JDK 7+ on Mint.
To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.
Finally the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.
Download IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Linux:IntelliJ IDEA 2017 tar.gz for Linux
Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp
Or from Shell with a Command like
tar xvzf ~/Downloads/idea*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Set the root superUser as Holder of IntelliJ IDEA
chown -R root:root /tmp/idea*
Then Switch the Content into the /opt Directory
mv /tmp/idea* /opt/idea
Make a Symlink into the working Paths
ln -s /opt/idea/bin/idea.sh /usr/local/bin/idea.sh
- Start IntelliJ IDEA
Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with
How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick LauncherEasy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
Quick Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello WorldHello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java