How to Install IntelliJ IDEA IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?
IntelliJ IDEA is an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) primarily designed for Java application development.
It is designed and developed by JetBrains and available as an Apache licensed.
In this tutorial, we will install this IDE on Ubuntu operating system. It requires some hardware and prerequisites that are given below.
IntelliJ IDEA Installation
1) Download IDE
Visit the official site https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/download and download IDE as we did in below screen-shot.
Save the file.
By default, archive is stored in Download directory.
2) Extract Archive
We use /opt/ directory to store application. This command extract and move IDE to the /opt/ directory.
3) Run Installer
Change directory to the /opt/ and execute the following command.
It will open a installer that helps to configure IDE. Follow these steps.
Select trial version, if you don't have activation keys.
Accept licensed Agreement
Create Desktop Entry
Specify Path for the Script.
See, Available plug-ins
We can also download required plug-ins at the time of installation.
Click on start button and it will start IDE.
Start IntelliJ IDEA
Well, IntelliJ IDEA has installed successfully, we can access it from the Application Manager as we did below.