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My evaluation licence has recently expired for IntelliJ Ultimate edition version 12. I want to uninstall the application but do not have an option to in Ubuntu Software Centre.

I'm currently looking around my file system at what is installed as part of IntelliJ using a few guides related to Mac. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04

Can someone please point me in the right direction?

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What happens when you search for IntelliJ in the Ubuntu Software Center and click anywhere on it? Normally an installed application would be highlighted in orange after you clicked on it, and there would be a Remove button on the right-hand side. – karel May 27 '13 at 15:01
That's spot on my problem. There is nothing on the right side. The only thing visible is 'More info' on the left – Crowie May 27 '13 at 15:03
There is no evaluation version for the community edition, as it's an open source project. OP has probably installed the commercial IntelliJ IDEA. – Javier Rivera Jul 4 '13 at 10:28
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To remove the product completely, do the following:

  • Delete the installation directory

  • Delete the "config" and "system" configuration directories. These contain IntelliJ IDEA's caches, configuration and plugins.

See for the OS specific locations of these two directories.

That should be all you need.

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