Recently I installed PhpStorm on Ubuntu that requires Sun JDK rather than the OpenJDK that Ubuntu installs with. It wasn't a matter of it running better with the Sun solution, which is proprietary...it doesn't run at all with OpenJDK. I tried simply uninstalling OpenJDK and installing Sun's JDK, but that didn't work...there were missing headers, etc., cryptic messages to a Linux n00b. I did find the solution, though, and am posting it here to make someone else's life easier.
I've been through more IDE's than I can remember, but I may have stumbled onto a winner.
Last night I almost took the plunge into Linux...almost.
I remember decades ago sitting at a screen next to one of the masters of Unix, who was munging out a device driver or some such, and him telling me that there were two types of coders, and those that didn't habla grep, awk and all of the other caveman-like utterances used in that world were developers of the 'other' type.