Install WebStorm JAVA IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 / 18.04

WebStorm is a powerful commercial IDE for modern JavaScript development… For developers looking for a JAVA IDE platform to build and manage their JAVA applications, WebStorm IDE should be a great place to start…

Whether you’re using JavaScript or TypeScript, Angular or React, WebStorm provides you with the best code auto-completion, refactoring tools and on-the-fly code analysis….

WebStorm provides on-the-fly error prevention, autocompletion, debugging, and supports HTML, CSS, and JavaScript… You can install and use for free for 30 days… after which, you must purchase a license…

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install WebStorm IDE installer on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 / 18.04 desktop…

For more about WebStorm, please check its Homepage….

To install WebStorm on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:

There are two ways to install WebStorm on Ubuntu: one is via its ToolBox App and the other is using Snap…. To install via it’s ToolBox App, use the Download link below:

https://www.jetbrains.com/toolbox/download/download-thanks.html?platform=linux

Save the file to your desktop… then right-click it and extract the zipped folder… next browse to the extracted folder and run the executable…

PhpStorm Ubuntu install

Then select the app you want to install via its ToolBox Apps

WebStorm ubuntu install

Option #2: Install WebStorm via Snap

If you’re not going to be using the ToolBox app, then Snap is your only option…. Snaps are containerised software packages that are simple to create and install… It’s a new way to manage packages on Linux systems and is supported by the top Linux distributions…

It’s probably the easiest way to install and manage packages on Linux systems, including Ubuntu…

To install WebStorm task managemant app via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install webstorm --classic

When you’re done, WebStorm should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search WebStorm and launch it.

WebStorm ubuntu setup

If you already have an account, simply sign in and start using WebStorm… if you don’t already have an account, you may want to register or sign in with one of those social platforms…

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