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 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.
Install PhpStorm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa
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 sudo apt install ubuntu-make
Step 2. Installing PhpStorm on Ubuntu 20.04.
Install PHPStorm using following command:
umake ide phpstorm
By default, PHPStorm IDE should be installed in the path
$HOME/.local/umake/ide/phpstorm.Next, add execute permission to the PHPStorm desktop file as follows:
chmod +x ~/.local/share/applications/jetbrains-phpstorm.desktop
Finally, reboot your computer for the changes to take effect:
Step 4. Start PhpStorm.
Once your computer boots, you can access PHPStorm from the Application Menu of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS or you can launch PhpStorm using following command:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed PhpStorm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PhpStorm on Ubuntu 20.04. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official PhpStorm website.