In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install snapd
Step 2. Install IntelliJ IDEA,
Run the following command to install the IntelliJ IDEA snap package:
sudo snap install intellij-idea-community --classic
Note: To install the Ultimate edition replace intellij-idea-community with intellij-idea-ultimate.
Step 3. Starting IntelliJ IDEA.
Now that IntelliJ IDEA is installed on your Ubuntu system you can start it by clicking on the IntelliJ IDEA icon (Activities -> IntelliJ IDE).
You will get the following output for setting up the initial configuration:
That’s all you need to do to install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.