How To Install RubyMine on Debian 10 Buster

Install RubyMine on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install RubyMine on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, RubyMine is an intelligent and fully-featured IDE for Ruby developed by JetBrains. It also provides support for Javascript, Typescript, CSS, etc. You can also extend RubyMine features by using plugins. By using RubyMine plugins you can also get support for frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Padrino, etc.

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 RubyMine 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.
  • A 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 RubyMine 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 Package Manager.

Install Snappy using the following command:

sudo apt install snapd

Step 2. Installing RubyMine on Debian 10.

Now installed RubyMine snap package run following command:

sudo snap install rubymine --classic

Step 3. Accessing RubyMine on Debian Linux.

After successful installation, you can launch RubyMine using the following command below:


Congratulations! You have successfully installed RubyMine. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing RubyMine on Debian 10 (Buster) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official RubyMine website.

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