Objective

The objective is to install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Install IntelliJ on Ubuntu

The recommended approach to install IntelliJ on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux system is to use the Snaps package.

Open up terminal and enter the bellow snap command to either install IntelliJ IDEA Community or Ultimate release:
INTELLIJ IDEA COMMUNITY:
$ sudo snap install intellij-idea-community --classic --edge
INTELLIJ IDEA ULTIMATE:
$ sudo snap install intellij-idea-ultimate --classic --edge

Start IntelliJ on Ubuntu

To start IntelliJ on your Ubuntu system enter the following linux commands:
INTELLIJ IDEA COMMUNITY:
$ intellij-idea-community
INTELLIJ IDEA ULTIMATE:
$ intellij-idea-ultimate
Alternatively, use start menu ( Activities ) to search and start IntelliJ on Ubuntu:
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - start
Search for IntelliJ using Activities menu.

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Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - import settings
Optionally import settings from previous IntelliJ IDEA installation.
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Accept license
Scroll down to and Accept the license.
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Data Sharing Option
Data Sharing Option


Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Continue with IntelliJ configuration or select default
Continue with IntelliJ configuration or select default.
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Loading
IntelliJ IDEA - Loading
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Create or Import a project
Create or Import a project


Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04 - Select framework and Library
Select framework and Library
Install IntelliJ ubuntu 18.04
IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
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