Ubuntu 18.04 - install IntelliJ IDEA Community version

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In this short article we will show how to install IntelliJ IDEA Community version on Ubuntu 18.04.

1. Automatic instalation example

Run following commands:

sudo spt-get update
sudo snap install intellij-idea-community --classic

2. Manual installation

Simple steps:

  1. go to Jet Brains web page:
  2. download IntelliJ IDEA Community version: e.g. 2020.2 - Linux (tar.gz)
  3. unpack tar.gz file with following command:
    tar -xzf idea-2020.2.tar.gz
  4. in bin subdirectory run following command:


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