Install IntelliJ IDEA In Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

Intellij IDEA is one of the most popular IDE.  Today we will talk about how to install Intellij IDEA in Ubuntu operating system. IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) developed by jetbrain or IntelliJ.

Steps To Install IntelliJ IDEA On Ubuntu Linux

Method 1

Before installing Intellij, you have to make sure that you have Ubuntu Make installed in your system. And even if you haven’t installed, you can install it by using following command.

sudo apt install ubuntu-make
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-make

Now install IntelliJ IDEA Community edition by using below command:

umake ide idea

To install the IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate edition:

umake ide idea-ultimate

Steps To Uninstall  IntelliJ From your Ubuntu.

umake -r ide idea
umake -r ide idea-ultimate

 

 

Method 2

Install  IntelliJ using PPA.( This method is valid for all Linux distributions based on Ubuntu)

Open Terminal and type the below command.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mmk2410/intellij-idea-community
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install intellij-idea-community

Only Community version is available via this PPA.

To remove IntelliJ installed from the above PPA:

sudo apt-get remove intellij-idea-community
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:mmk2410/intellij-idea-community