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 Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.
Install PhpStorm on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Snappy Package Manager.
Snappy provides better package management support for Ubuntu 18.04. It’s quick and easy to use. To install Snappy package manager type following command:
sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
Step 3. Installing PhpStorm on Ubuntu.
Install PHPStorm snap package run following command:
sudo snap install phpstorm --classic
Step 4. Start PhpStorm.
You can launch PhpStorm using following command:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed PhpStorm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PhpStorm on Ubuntu 18.04. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official PhpStorm website.