How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE Easy Visual-Guide

December 16, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

LXLE Install IntelliJ IDEA

You are Welcome! The Step-by-Step Easy Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2018.x FREE Community Edition on LXLE i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

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.

How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE - 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 Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE - LXLE Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest IntelliJ IDEA 2018 for Linux:

    IntelliJ IDEA 2018 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/

    LXLE Install IntelliJ IDEA 2018 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 howner:

    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/ /usr/local/bin/
  6. How-to Install Required Oracle JDK for LXLE:

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


    To Launch IDEA:
  8. Initial Customization

    A Desktop Launcher is Automatically Created!

    How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE - customization
  9. How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE - Launching IntelliJ IDEA 15

  10. Quick Start on IntelliJ IDEA 2018 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.

    How-to Install IntelliJ IDEA on LXLE - IntelliJ IDEA GUI

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