Install IntelliJ 13.1 in Ubuntu 14.04

IntelliJ IDEA 13.1, the most Intelligent IDE for the Java Platform includes support for Java 8 and Java EE 7, new tools for Android development, the editor enhancements, and refined Gradle integration. IntelliJ IDE helps by giving smart and relevant suggestions in every context: instant and clever code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, easy project navigation and reliable refactoring tools.

The Community Edition

  • Lightweight IDE for Java SE, Groovy & Scala development
  • Powerful environment for building Google Android apps
  • Integration with JUnit, TestNG, popular SCMs, Ant & Maven

In addition to being the most intelligent Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA does provide out-of-the-box support for web, enterprise and mobile frameworks, which all together bring you an unparalleled user experience.

Key Features

  • Support for Java 8, extending coding assistance to the new language features
  • Introduces Sublime Text style multiple selections, the top awaited editor feature by our users
  • The editor now is more responsive for typing while project indexing is in progress
  • In addition to Java 8 support, the new update also brings a debugger for Nashorn, the new JVM-based JavaScript engine
  • With the new powerful search you can find a class, file, action or even an IDE setting always using the same action
  • The new interface is even more straightforward and functional, with the toolbar and tool window buttons hidden by default
  • Introduces a new kind of code completion which extends your productivity even more
  • The new Chronon plugin for IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 records the entire execution of your Java program and lets you play it back, helping eliminate complicated bugs
  • Now when you hover the mouse over a warning or error strip on the scroll bar, the IDE shows you the source code fragment annotated with the message
  • With the new debugger feature you can see local variables when debugging third-party libraries or JDK sources compiled without debug information
  • IntelliJ IDEA 13 introduces the new light look and feel for Windows and Linux available in both editions
  • The new built-in command-line interface lets you run commands locally for any platform or remotely via the SSH protocol

and many more

Install IntelliJ 13.1 – The Community Free Edition

– First install Oracle Java JDK/JRE

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– Download and install IntelliJ


tar -xvf ideaIC-13.1.3.tar.gz

cd idea-IC-135.909/bin


– Follow on screen wizard



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      <span style="color: rgb(0, 51, 102);"><strong>Create App Launcher for Intellij</strong></span>

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      &#8211; Install gnome-panel if not already installed

    <pre>sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends gnome-panel</pre>

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      &#8211; Next run command below to launch the Create Launcher app. Enter details as follows;

    <pre>gnome-desktop-item-edit ~/Desktop/ --create-new</pre>

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        <strong>Type:</strong> Application
        <strong>Name:</strong> IntelliJ
        <strong>Command:</strong> /home/sysadmin/idea-IC-135.909/bin/ (Note: your oath might be diferent from mine but ensure you browse to the folder where you extracted &#8216;ideaIC-13.1.3.tar.gz&#8217; and select &#8216;;
        <strong>Icon:</strong> Browse to same folder and under bin folder, select the png file
        <strong>Comment:</strong> (Optional)

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