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How To Install WebStorm on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install WebStorm in Ubuntu Systems.

Webstorm is the smartest JavaScript IDE. WebStorm is an integrated development environment for JavaScript and related technologies. Like other JetBrains IDEs, it makes your development experience more enjoyable, automating routine work and helping you handle complex tasks with ease.

Install WebStorm on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with WebStorm :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • WebStorm package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via downloading the latest package as follows:
cd /mnt/
wget https://download-cdn.jetbrains.com/webstorm/WebStorm-2022.2.2.tar.gz
  • You can download the latest version of Webstorm from its official website via the link below:
  • Extract the downloaded tarball as shown below:
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sudo tar xzf WebStorm-*.tar.gz -C /mnt/
  • Now, execute the webstorm.sh script from the extracted directory to run WebStorm:
/mnt/WebStorm-*/bin/webstorm.sh
  • After running the script, you will be promoted to the installation of Webstorm as shown below.. press Continue

Install WebStorm on Ubuntu- Snap method

Follow the steps below to get started with WebStorm:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • you can install WebStorm with snapd manager:

Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions and allow upstream software developers to distribute their applications directly to users. Snaps are self-contained applications running in a sandbox with mediated access to the host system.

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So, Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

  • Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions, So install snap then install WebStorm via snap manager as shown below
sudo apt update -y
sudo apt install snapd -y
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install core
sudo snap install webstorm --classic

Access WebStorm

As we illustrated above, run the script to get started with webstorm

  • Also snap users can open it with
sudo snap run webstorm --classic
  • WebStorm will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) WebStorm

  • Remove WebStorm with Snap Remove Method:
sudo snap remove --purge webstorm --classic

Install WebStorm -Conclusion

That’s it

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