Install IntelliJ IDEA IDE on Manjaro 18
Before you start to install IntelliJ IDEA IDE on Manjaro 18. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.
Install IntelliJ IDEA IDE
First, we will download IntelliJ IDEA IDE using the official IntelliJ IDEA IDE download page using wget command. At the time writing this tutorial, the current latest version available is
2018.3.2. You can check the latest version for installation if you want.
sudo wget https://download-cf.jetbrains.com/idea/ideaIC-2018.3.2.tar.gz
Now extract the downloaded package using the following command.
tar -xvf ideaIC-2018.3.2.tar.gz
Navigate inside the extracted directory.
Now to run IntelliJ IDEA IDE like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command.
sudo ln -s ./ideaIC-2018.3.2/bin/idea.sh /usr/bin/idea
Start IntelliJ IDEA IDE
You can launch the IntelliJ IDEA IDE using the following command.
On starting IntelliJ IDEA IDE first time you will be asked to import settings. If you have settings from the older version then you can import or select “Do not import settings”.
You will get the following output after accepting the license and importing settings for setting up the initial configuration.
You have successfully learned how to install IntelliJ IDEA IDE on Manjaro 18. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.