IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.5 Released with New Features and Fixes

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JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA java ide has reached the 2017.2.5 release last night with some new features and various bug fixes.

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.5 release highlights:

  • Allow “generate classes from database schema” for plain-JDBC developers
  • Allow “Return of ‘null'” to be ignored when return type is java.lang.Void
  • Add option to exclude transitive dependencies
  • Speed up search for Maven library when exact coordinates are specified
  • Various fixes to UI, Java. Inspections, task management, database import/export.
  • And see the release note for more.

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Download / Install IntelliJ IDEA in Ubuntu:

JetBrains offers official Linux binaries available for download at the link below:

Download IntelliJ IDEA for Linux

It’s non-install tarball, just exract, and run the “idea.sh” file to launch the IDE.

For those who want to install InteliJ IDEA to /opt and automatically create an application shortcut, download the deb:

intellij-idea-community (.deb)

intellij-idea-ultimate (.deb)

Then open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run following command to install dependencies (if required):

sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 lib32stdc++6 lib32gcc1 lib32ncurses5 lib32z1 lib32z1-dev unzip wget

And install the .deb which automatically download the source from JetBrains web server and install it on your system:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/intellij-idea-*.deb

Note depend on your internet connection, it takes a few minutes downloading the source tarball.

Uninstall:

To remove the IDE, run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove intellij-idea*

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  • drpeppercan

    Thanks for sharing ML 🙂
    You may want to know: the “release note” link above brings you to a “not found page” page.