How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Debian 8 Jessie Linux Easy Visual-Guide

December 2nd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

IntelliJ Quick-Start for Debian 8 Jessie




Hello Debian User! This 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 Debian 8 Jessie KDE/Gnome/Xfce/Mate/Lxde i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 you should Need the Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK Installation Debian.

To Rend the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Follow the Post 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.

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  1. Download IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2017 tar.gz for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Linux KDE4 IntelliJ IDEA tar.gz Archive Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Jessie Kde 4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder
    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. How-to Install Required Oracle JDK for Debian:

    Debian Oracle JDK Installation
  6. Launching IntelliJ IDEA
    Next you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with

    idea.sh
  7. How-to Easy Creating an IntelliJ IDEA Quick Launcher

    Easy IntelliJ Desktop Launcher
  8. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
IntelliJ IDEA

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