How To Install RubyMine on CentOS 7

Install RubyMine on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install RubyMine on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, RubyMine is an all-new IDE for Ruby and Rails developers, developed by JetBrains (best known for Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA). RubyMine builds upon the IntelliJ IDEA platform and brings together all of the essential features you expect of an IDE (editor, debugging tools, source control integration, code completion, and so forth) along with lots of extra goodies specific to Ruby, such as GUI-based support for RSpec and Test.

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 RubyMine on a CentOS 7 server.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 7.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 RubyMine 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 RubyMine on CentOS 7.

Now we download RubyMine using the official RubyMine download page using wget command:

sudo wget https://download-cf.jetbrains.com/ruby/RubyMine-2018.3.2.tar.gz
tar -xvf RubyMine-2018.3.2.tar.gz
cd RubyMine-2018.3.2

Next, run RubyMine like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command:

sudo ln -s ./RubyMine-2018.3.2/bin/rubymine.sh /usr/bin/rubymine

Step 3. Accessing RubyMine on CentOS 7.

After successful installation, to start RubyMine via the terminal run the following command:


Congratulations! You have successfully installed RubyMine. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing RubyMine on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official RubyMine website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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