How to Install and Getting Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2020 for Java Development on Linux Fedora 18 KDE4 32bit/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 24, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide shows you Exactly How to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2021 FREE Community Edition for Java, Groovy, Scala & Android Development on Fedora Linux 18 KDE4 i686/x8664 Desktop.

To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2021 you should Need the Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK Installation Fedora.

To Rend the whole Process Easier to Visualize and Follow the Post 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.

How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux Mint 20
  1. Download IntelliJ IDEA 2021 for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2021 tar.gz for Linux
  2. Extract Archive into /tmp
    Possibly Double-Click on it in the File Manager:

    Linux KDE4 IntelliJ IDEA tar.gz Archive Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Fedora Linux16-17-18 Kde4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    Set the root superUser as Holder of IntelliJ IDEA

    sudo 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. Starting IntelliJ IDEA
    Next you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with.

    idea.sh
  6. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2021 with Java Hello World.

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
IntelliJ IDEA

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