How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 21st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Quick-Start for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Linux

The Step-by-Step Easy Linux Tutorial Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2017.x FREE Community Edition for Java Programming Development on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet 32/64bit Linux+GNU 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
    Ctrl+Alt+T
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Set up the root superUser as Holder before Switching IDEA

    chown -R root:root /tmp/idea* && 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 Getting-Started 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.

Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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