Setup IntelliJ IDE In Linux


Easy To Follow And Step-By-Step Guide To Setup JetBrains IntelliJ IDE In Your Linux Distro



If you are struggling to set up IntelliJ IDEA and  don't know where to start then this guide is for you. I hope this guide will help you and will make things easy. Let’s get started.

 

 Setting Up IntelliJ IDEA

Download the IntelliJ IDEA (www.jetbrains.com/idea/download/) and extract its contents to ‘/opt/’ and install it by running the bellow commands.

 

cd /opt/ 
sudo tar -xvzf ~/Downloads/ideaI* #extract the files
sudo mv idea-IU-203.5981.155 idea # Rename the folder (optional)
./idea/bin/idea.sh #Run the installer

 

Follow the instructions to installer the IDE. Once done, close the IDE and create a file named 'jetbrains-idea.desktop' and put below content in it


[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate Edition
Icon=/opt/idea/bin/idea.svg
Exec="/opt/idea/bin/idea.sh" %f
Comment=Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
Categories=Development;IDE;
Terminal=false
StartupWMClass=jetbrains-idea

Finally, run the below command to make a launch icon in your applications' menu.

  

sudo desktop-file-install jetbrains-idea.desktop


Congratulations! You should have successfully set up IntelliJ IDEA in your Linux distro.

Leave a comment below if you have any question or suggestions.

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