How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Linux/Ubuntu with Pictures




Simple Installations of IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu/Linux:

IntelliJ IDEA is one of the best IDE (Integrated Development Environment) tool for developing programs having some functions by developed by Jetbrains. With simple syntax to develop the code either JAVA, SCALA, Python, Ruby, Node JS and PHP etc in the help of JDK 1.7 or above version of (JDK) Java Development Kit on Linux/Ubuntu operating systems like Sublime, Atom IDEs with different feature functions. simple steps to installation with step by step process:

Prerequisites to Installation of IntelliJ IDEA on Linux:

1. Linux 64-bit version with minimum 2GB RAM and recommended 8 GB.

2.Free space on your Linux operating system at least 5 GB Hard Disk or more.

3.Java Development Kit (JDK 1.7) or above version is mandatory for standalone edition.

Standalone mode installation on Linux/Ubuntu:

Step 1: Download tarball from Jetbrain official website like below preference with the below snapshot:

Step 2: For simple practice programming and Andriod programs download to free, open-source community edition is enough otherwise will go with the Ultimate edition for web developing related. Then download “IntelliJ IDEA tar ball”

Step 3: Extract directly from that tarball or using below simple command for tarball extraction:
“tar -xzvf  ideaIC-20XX.X.X.tar.gz” on your location.

Step 4: Go to idea-IC- folder in the bin folder then run the idea.sh then simple to open IntelliJ IDEA otherwise set the environment variables and path for “IntelliJIDEA_HOME ” than simple to open the IDE




Step 5: To check Path Variables for set correctly or not by using below:
“echo $IntelliJIDEA_HOME”.

Step 6: Then simply execute the command on the terminal using “./idea.sh”

Summary: The above simple steps for IntelliJ IDEA installations in Ubuntu/Linux operating systems. It is an open-source and as well as community edition with some features for web-developing. Nowadays IntelliJ IDEA for Spark with Scala programming, Java and JavaScript programming,  Andriod and iOS developing for programmers.

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