To install WebStorm on Ubuntu, open the Ubuntu terminal and execute:
sudo snap install webstorm --classic
After the installation is done, you can launch WebStorm from the Ubuntu application menu.
If you want to uninstall WebStorm IDE, Run:
sudo snap remove webstorm
Downloading and installing Webstorm
There is an alternative method to install WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04, which is to download the installer from the JetBrains website and install it.
- Download WebStorm for Ubuntu 18.04 – Open a web browser and go to WebStorm download page, select Linux from the operating system list and hit the download button.
- Extract tar File – After the download is complete, unpack the tar file to the /opt.
sudo tar -zxvf WebStorm-2018.2.4.tar.gz -C /opt
- Run webstorm.sh – cd into the bin directory of webstorm folder and execute the webstorm.sh file.
cd /opt/WebStorm-182.4505.50/bin/ ./webstorm.sh
After you execute webstorm.sh, the wizard will guide you through the rest of the installation process.