How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2016 on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

January 3rd, 2014 by Stalker

Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 16 32/64bit

This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Java IDE FREE Community Edition Linux Mint 16 Petra i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/Xfce/KDE Desktop.

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

And this Visual Guide 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.

Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 16 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download 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/

    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 16 32/64bit - Archive Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 16 32/64bit - Cinnamon Open Terminal
  4. 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/ /usr/local/bin/
  5. Start IntelliJ IDEA

    Next you can Start IntelliJ from Terminal with
  6. How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick Launcher

    Easy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
  7. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun JDK on Mint:

    Install Oracle JDK for Mint
  8. Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  9. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 16 32/64bit - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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