In case hardware debug connection is not possible on your target, winIDEA can also work as a GDB Client.
iSYSTEM GDB Client allows:
•Use of the Attach feature
On a target, which is running a distribution of GNU/Linux, GDB Server must be installed and configured in order for GDB debugging to work from winIDEA.
Target must be connected to the network and must be reachable over the network from the PC running winIDEA.
Application executable needs to be on target's file system and should be executable.