How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 24th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

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 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS 32/64bit Unity Desktop.

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

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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)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - 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 on 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. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 7+ for Ubuntu
  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
  10. Now Thanks to the JetBrains Company Now You are Able to Getting-Started on IntelliJ IDEA with Java, Android and Groovy Development.

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