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IDE installation

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Learn how to install IDEs in images.

The process of installing an IDE onto your image is similar to installing the IDE onto a local machine.

To see examples demonstrating how to install the various IDEs and configure your image to work with Coder's multi editor feature, see the sample images available on GitHub.

Supported IDEs

Coder can find and start the following IDEs if their binaries exist in your PATH:

  • CLion
  • DataGrip
  • GoLand
  • IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition
  • IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate
  • Jupyter
  • PhpStorm
  • PyCharm
  • Rider
  • RStudio (see rocker-versioned for sample images containing RStudio)
  • RubyMine
  • Code OSS (VS Code, installed by default)
  • WebStorm

Required packages

The following packages are required in your image if you're using an IDE other than VS Code. They ensure that the IDE can communicate with Coder:

Debian package RPM package Description
openssl openssl Secure Sockets Layer Toolkit
libxtst6 libXtst X11 Testing Library
libxrender1 libXrender X Rendering Extension Client Library
libfontconfig1 fontconfig Generic Font Configuration Library
libxi6 libXi X11 Input Extension Library
libgtk-3-0 gtk3 GTK+ Graphical User Interface Library

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