How-to Install and Getting-Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2016 on Linux Sabayon 11 Mate 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 1st, 2013 by Regaz



The Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017 FREE Community Edition for Java, Scala, Grovy & Android Development on Linux Sabayon 11 Maya Mate Amd64 Desktop.

To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE you Need an Oracle Sun Official Java SE JDK Installation so if Not Present on your System you will Find Link to Tutorial on Installing the Sun JDK 7 on Mint.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize 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 tar.gz for Linux
  2. Right-Click on Archive > Open with Archive Manager

    Then Extract into /tmp

    Linux Sabayon 11 Mate IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Sabayon 11 Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder
    su 

    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/idea.sh /usr/local/bin/idea.sh
  5. Start IntelliJ IDEA

    Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with

    idea.sh
  6. How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick Launcher

    Easy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
  7. Quick Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
IntelliJ IDEA

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