How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Easy Guide

February 8, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

IntelliJ IDEA Quick-Start for Linux Mint

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2019.x Java IDE FREE Community Edition Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32/64-bit Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

To Make Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 15 you Need the Oracle Sun Java SE JDK 6+ Installed on Linux Mint.

IntelliJ IDEA Excel at Enterprise, Mobile and Web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and Kotlin, with all the Latest modern Technologies and Frameworks available Out of the Box.

Finally, the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest IntelliJ IDEA 2019.x for GNU/Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2019 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp

    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32/64-bit - Archive Extraction

  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32/64-bit - Cinnamon 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

    sudo 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

    sudo ln -s /opt/idea/bin/idea.sh /usr/local/bin/idea.sh
  5. How to Install Required Oracle JDK on Linux Mint:

    Oracle JDK Installation for Mint
  6. Starting IntelliJ IDEA
    First you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with

    idea.sh
  7. Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  8. How to Quick-Start Easily with IntelliJ IDEA 2019

    Java Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA
Install IntelliJ on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32/64-bit - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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