How-to Install and Getting-Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2016 IDE on Linux Mint 13-14-15 32/64-bit Cinnamon Easy Visual-Guide

February 22, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE FREE Community Edition Linux Mint 13 Maya/14 Nadia/15RC Olivia i386/amd64 Cinnamon Desktop.

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

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI 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 Cinnamon Open Terminal
  4. 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/ /usr/local/bin/
  5. Start IntelliJ IDEA

    Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with
  6. How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick Launcher

    Easy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
  7. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
IntelliJ IDEA

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