How-to Install and Getting-Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2016 IDE on Linux Mint 14 Nadia 32bit/64bit Mate Easy Visual-Guide

February 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.

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  1. Download IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2017 tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp
    Or from Shell with a Command like

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/idea*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

    Linux Mint IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder
    su 

    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
  5. Start IntelliJ IDEA

    Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with

    idea.sh
  6. How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick Launcher

    Easy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
  7. Quick Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
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