How-to Install and Getting-Started with IntelliJ IDEA 2016 for Java Development on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise i386/Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 29th, 2013 by Regaz



The Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017 FREE Community Edition for Java Programming Development on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 Precise Pangolin 32bit/64bit Unity Desktop.

To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 you should Dispose of an Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK+ Installation Ubuntu.

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 Latest 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/

    Ubuntu Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Ubuntu Linux12 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 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. Starting 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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