IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.5 is released!

Posted on by Zlata Kalyuzhnaya

The new IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.5 bug-fix update is ready for you to download. This minor update includes a series of bug fixes and improvements:

  • The Java 11 language level is not treated as experimental anymore: IDEA-199809.
  • Fixed an issue with GitHub account addition, where the IDE was unable to register a new token: IDEA-198120.
  • Fixed the IDE freezes when editing build.gradle script files: IDEA-198816
  • The ‘Replace in Path’ / “Find in path” dialogs don’t lose focus: IDEA-198588, the problem still exists on Windows 7, but we are working on this issue right now, please follow JRE-994 for updates.

In other news, the JDK has been updated to 1.8.0_152-release-1248-b19, with the following fixes integrated:

  • Some system DLLs will be shipped with the JFX builds due to JFX building being switched to Visual Studio 2017: JRE-991.
  • Fixed the regression, caused by the fix for picking characters in the Find in Path popup from the input method: JRE-981.

The full list of all the changes is available in the IDE release notes and the JRE release notes.

If you find a bug, please report it via our issue tracker.

Happy Developing!

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22 Responses to IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.5 is released!

  1. Andy says:

    October 18, 2018

    Was there a UI change in “Find In Path”? It is now tabbed (Tab “Options” and Tab “Preview”).

    • uvegpohar says:

      October 19, 2018

      yes please, the previous was better, even if I could not use the “Replace All” button, because it killed the gnome 🙂

      • Zlata Kalyuzhnaya says:

        October 19, 2018

        The normal “Find in Path” will be back in the next update – IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2.6. This is just a temporary crash defense on Ubuntu GNOME.

        • Andy says:

          October 21, 2018

          Good to hear, thanks for the feedback and for fixing this with the next release.

        • Ivan Andrade says:

          October 22, 2018

          Please release this update ASAP.
          This temp fix is making me crazy when searching 🙁

    • Djerbetian says:

      October 24, 2018

      Please fix this ! It’s horrible !

  2. Douglas SIX says:

    October 18, 2018

    Same behaviour here. I prefer the previous one.

    • Jay says:

      October 18, 2018

      Yes. I downgraded.

  3. Knoobie says:

    October 18, 2018

    Was there a regression with the “find everywhere section”?

    Everytime I try to open a file with keyboard only (type stuff, arrow down and press enter to open the file -> dialog closed and no file is opened)

    Latest version
    OS Ubuntu

    • Sebastian says:

      October 19, 2018

      second that issue, file navigation with Enter broken right after upgrade

      • Craig says:

        October 22, 2018

        third this issue

        • Josh says:

          October 24, 2018

          Same issue here, driving me nuts.

          • Andrey says:

            October 29, 2018

            The same issue! It’s horrible!

            • Andrey says:

              October 29, 2018

              Unfortunately, I was forced to downgrade to 2018.2.4 because of this.

    • Michiel Haisma says:

      November 1, 2018

      Yes, this, it’s a horrible regression as its my common way to open any file that is not a class. (xml, gradle, yml, etc.)

      I feel like the find windows go through regressions all the time, are they not tested properly?

  4. Wojtek says:

    October 19, 2018

    Hi
    I can’t open a terminal tab after upgrading to 2018.2.5 ulitmate: java.io.IOException: Couldn’t create PTY.

    Has anybody encountered such issue?

  5. mok says:

    October 20, 2018

    Which version of Android Studio is it embedded in?

  6. Emil says:

    November 2, 2018

    Can’t open my projects after this update.
    Even tried a newly created project (which I created 5 min before updating).
    Cant add files to the project. They never appear in the project file list.
    Time to downgrade.

  7. vathanak says:

    January 20, 2019

    i can’t see inellij ide 2018.2.5 for download.

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