Sunday, December 3, 2017

How to install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Released on Ubuntu 17.04, 17.10

   JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA is a Java integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains (formerly known as IntelliJ), and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition. Both can be used for commercial development.

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 Changelog:
  • Feature: Limit code analysis to user-configurable number of CPU cores to prevent 100% of all cores utilization
  • fixed: Last Idea eap spontaneously crash
  • fixed: Indent provider behaves unexpectedly
  • fixed: Redundant "The project used an invalid path to Node.js" warning for my java project
  • Usability: Option to disable "search everywhere"
  • fixed: Compile error with Java 9 due to unknown packages in Maven dependency
  • fixed: "connection is closed by foreign host" on DB connection using proxy host
  • fixed: Weird order of breakpoints in "Disabled until selected breakpoint is hit"
  • Exception: ISE at com.intellij.debugger.engine.DebugProcessImpl.getVirtualMachineProxy
  • Usability: New Auto Resolving conflicts must not automatically be applied
  • Feature: Check connection for Docker server when creating new one
  • Feature: Docker: auto-expose a port, if it is used in a binding but not exposed
  • See announcement for details.

Installation instructions: 
   We can add this PPA to Ubuntu Operating  Systems and install IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 with few easy commands.

   Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install intellij-idea-community

   Also replace intellij-idea-community in the code with intellij-idea-ultimate for ultimate edition.

Install via package if PPA is not up to date

  We can install the Snap package. WELL integrated with Ubuntu. Support for Ubuntu 16.04 and higher:

      Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and insert command line...

For IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 community  edition

$ sudo snap install intellij-idea-community --classic

   For IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3 ultimate edition, run following command instead:

$ sudo snap install intellij-idea-ultimate --classic

 Option, remove IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3

   For remover Snap package:

$ sudo snap remove intellij-idea-community intellij-idea-ultimate

   For remover PPA package:

$ sudo apt-get remove --autoremove intellij-idea-community intellij-idea-ultimate

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