IntelliJ IDEA doesn't start on Ubuntu


I have used IDEA for several months, and it was ok until now.

Now launching IDEA from shortcut has no effect. I suppose that happened after some updates.

I tried to reinstall IDEA, but problem is still there. Launching from Terminal gives similar effect:

chronoexp@ChronoExp-PC:~/Programs/idea-IC-135.1289/bin$ ./
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=250m; support was removed in 8.0

Note that message about HotSpot Server is ok. Previously after printing that, IDEA was launched. Now it simply kicks out with no error message. myEHtrip Login

Maybe there are some log files, where I can see possible error?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
IDEA Version: 13.1.5 Build: 135.1289
java version "1.8.0_20"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_20-b26)
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 25.20-b23, mixed mode)

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Hi Marissa,

You can try checking the idea.log for any extra information (can be found here), and also any generated Java crash dumps (java_error_in*.log files in your user home directory).

Is there a particular reason that you are using such outdated versions of both the OS and IDE?


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