Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 on CentOS 6.X Linux
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, Groovy, Scala & Android Development on Linux CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 Gnome i686/x8664 Desktop.
To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 you should Need the Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK Installation for CentOS.
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Download Latest IntelliJ IDEA for Linux:IntelliJ for Linux tar.gz
Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
- Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- 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/idea.sh /usr/local/bin/idea.sh
Starting IntelliJ IDEA
Next you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with
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