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 WebStorm on a CentOS 7.
- 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.
- 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 WebStorm 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 WebStorm on CentOS 7.
First, we will download WebStorm using the official WebStorm download page using
sudo wget https://download-cf.jetbrains.com/webide/WebStorm-2018.3.2.tar.gz tar -xvf WebStorm-2018.3.2.tar.gz cd WebStorm-2018.3.2
Now to run WebStorm like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command:
sudo ln -s ./WebStorm-2018.3.2/bin/webstorm.sh /usr/bin/webstorm
You can launch WebStorm using the following command:
Finally, step, You will get the following output after accepting the license and importing settings for setting up the initial configuration:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed WebStorm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing WebStorm on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official WebStorm website.