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 the step-by-step installation PhpStorm on a Debian 10 (Buster) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 10 (Buster).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install PhpStorm on Debian 10 Buster
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Snappy Manager.
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. To install the Snappy package manager type the following command:
sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
Step 3. Installing PhpStorm on Debian.
Once the repositories package list is updated in your system, you can start the PhpStorm installation using the below command:
sudo snap install phpstorm --classic
Step 4. Start PhpStorm.
After successful installation to start PHPStorm via terminal run the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed PhpStorm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PhpStorm on Debian 10 (Buster). For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official PhpStorm website.