How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2016 on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32-64bit Easy Guide

June 19th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install IntelliJ for Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32/64bit

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2016.x Java IDE FREE Community Edition Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

To Make Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2016 Java IDE you Need the Oracle Sun Java SE JDK 6+ Installed on Linux Mint.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

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  1. Download IntelliJ IDEA 2016.x for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2016 tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp
    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32/64bit - Archive Extraction
  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32/64bit - Cinnamon 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 Required Oracle JDK 7/8 on Linux Mint:

    Install Oracle JDK 7-8 for Mint
  7. Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  8. Quick Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA 2016 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 32/64bit - IntelliJ IDEA GUI
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