How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Manjaro Linux Easy Guide

February 27th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

IntelliJ IDEA Quick-Start for Manjaro

Hello Manjaro User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 FREE Community Edition for Java, Groovy, Scala & Android Development on Linux Manjaro x86/amd64 Desktop.

To Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA 2017 you should Need the Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK+ Installation for Manjaro

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.

The Contents and Details of IntelliJ IDEA Installation for Manjaro are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tutorial Easier to Read and Digest ;)

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  1. Download Latest IntelliJ IDEA for Linux:

    IntelliJ for Linux tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Or from Shell with

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/idea*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
    Install IntelliJ IDEA on Manjaro - KDE4 IntelliJ IDEA tar.gz Archive Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Manjaro Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate IntelliJ Idea Folder

    sudo su

    You will be prompted to Insert the SuperUser Password
    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/

    To Exit from the SuperUser session

  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java SE for Manjaro:

    Manjaro Java SE Installation Guide
  6. Starting IntelliJ IDEA
    Next you can Launch IntelliJ from Terminal with
  7. Quick-Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Java Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA
Install IntelliJ IDEA on Manjaro - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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