This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation PhpStorm on a CentOS 7 server.
Install PhpStorm on CentOS 7
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
yum clean all yum -y update
Step 2. Installing PhpStorm on CentOS.
Now, we will download PhpStorm using the official PhpStorm download page using
sudo wget https://download-cf.jetbrains.com/webide/PhpStorm-2018.3.2.tar.gz tar -xvf PhpStorm-2018.3.2.tar.gz cd PhpStorm-2018.3.2
Now to run PhpStorm like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command:
sudo ln -s ./PhpStorm-2018.3.2/bin/phpstorm.sh /usr/bin/phpstorm
Step 3. Start PhpStorm.
You can launch PhpStorm using the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed PhpStorm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PhpStorm on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official PhpStorm website.