Steps To Install IntelliJ IDEA On Ubuntu Linux

There are two ways to install Intellij IDEA on Ubuntu Linux. IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ). Lets dig into the easiest and quickest way to install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu Linux.

Install IntelliJ IDEA

Steps To Install IntelliJ IDEA On Ubuntu Linux

First, make sure that you have Ubuntu Make installend in your systme or you can install it by using following command in your  terminal.

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:

umake ide idea

To install the IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate edition:

umake ide idea-ultimate


To remove IntelliJ

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


There is another way to install INTELLIJ in Ubuntu, Install IntelliJ using PPA.

Open Terminal and use the 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 unfortunately.

To remove IntelliJ installed from the above PPA:

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

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