How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2016 with Java 8 Support on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

May 21st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Linux 32/64bit

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Java 6/7/8 IDE FREE Community Edition Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS Unity Linux Desktop.

To Make Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE you Need the Oracle Sun Java SE JDK 6+ Installed
so if Not Present on your System you will Find Link to Tutorial on Installing the Sun JDK 6-7-8 on Ubuntu.

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.x tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp
    Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64bit - Archive Extraction
  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64bit - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Set the root superUser as Holder on 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/ /usr/local/bin/
  5. Start IntelliJ IDEA

    Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with
  6. How-to Install Recommended Oracle JDK 6-7-8 on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 6/7/8 for Ubuntu
  7. Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  8. Quick Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64bit - IntelliJ IDEA GUI
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