The Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2020 FREE Community Edition for Java, Groovy, Scala & Android Development on Mageia Linux 2 KDE4 i686/x8664 Desktop.
To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2020 you should Need the Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK Installation Mageia.
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Download IntelliJ IDEA 2020 for Linux:IntelliJ IDEA 2020 tar.gz for Linux
Extract Archive into /tmp
Eventually Double-Click on it in the File Manager:
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder
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
Starting IntelliJ IDEA
Next you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with.
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