How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Zorin OS Easy Visual-Guide

February 28th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Zorin OS Install IntelliJ IDEA

You are Welcome! The Step-by-Step Easy Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.x FREE Community Edition on Zorin OS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

And to Make Best Use of the IntelliJ IDEA on Zorin OS you should Dispose of an Oracle Sun Java SE Official JDK+ Installation Zorin.

Finally 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.

Install IntelliJ IDEA on Zorin - Featured

Here are the IntelliJ IDEA Features:

  • Intelligent coding assistance

    • Smart completion
    • Code navigation
    • Safe refactorings
    • Inspection and quick-fixes
  • Built-in tool and integrations

    • Build tools
    • Version control system
    • Testing & coverage
    • Database tools
    • Server-side frameworks

    • Spring & javaEE
    • GWT & Vaadin
    • Grails & Play
    • And more…
  • Front-end development

    • Android
    • JavaScript & HTML
  • Many languages-one IDE

    • Groovy
    • Kotlin
    • Scala
    • Many more…
  • Plugin ecosystem

    More than 1500 available plugins.

  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.

    IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Quick-Start for ZorinS - Zorin 12 Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest IntelliJ IDEA 2017 for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2017 tar.gz for Linux
  3. Double-Click and Extract IntelliJ Archive into /tmp
    Or from Shell with a Command like

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/idea*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

    Zorin OS Install IntelliJ IDEA 2017 Extraction

  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:

    chown -R root:root /tmp/idea*

    Switch the IntelliJ IDEA contents:

    mv /tmp/idea* /opt/idea
  5. Making a Symlink into the working Path:

    ln -s /opt/idea/bin/idea.sh /usr/local/bin/idea.sh
  6. How-to Install Required Oracle JDK for Zorin:

    Zorin OS Oracle Java SE Installation
  7. Starting IntelliJ IDEA from Shell:
    To End the SuperUser session:

    exit

    To Launch IDEA:

    idea.sh
  8. Initial Customization

    A Desktop Launcher is Automatically Created!

    IntelliJ IDEA Quick-Start for Zorin - customization
  9. Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  10. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2017 with Java Hello World

    Hello World on IntelliJ IDEA Java
  11. 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 Zorin - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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