installing IntelliJ on Ubuntu

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decompress the downloaded archive

tar -xvf ideaIU-13.1.3.tar.gz

sudo mv idea-IU-135.909 /opt/idea13

cd /usr/share/applications

sudo gedit idea.desktop

copy the below content and save

[Desktop Entry]
Name=IntelliJ IDEA
Type=Application
Exec=/opt/idea13/bin/idea.sh
Terminal=false
Icon=/opt/idea13/bin/idea.png
Comment=Integrated Development Environment
NoDisplay=false
Categories=Development;IDE;
Name[en]=IntelliJ IDEA

sudo desktop-file-install idea.desktop

source ~/.bashrc

and type in you will see intellij installed

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