Just a quickie for all you happy coders out there trying to use IntelliJ IDEA in Linux Mint and have run into problems:
I’ve had the pleasure to switch from another operating system, which name I prefer not to say out loud, to Linux Mint on a computer that I use for coding.
It has mostly been a positive experience, except for windows spanning all of my monitors and Cinnamon crashing when I opened, for instance, launch configuration settings in IntelliJ IDEA.
For some reason which I cannot remember now, I installed Bumblebee in Linux Mint 18 and voila, the dialogs in IntelliJ IDEA went back to normal size and didn’t crash Cinnamon!
Keep the link somewhere handy, because I found that I needed to reinstall Bumblebee after an update of the display drivers.