How to Install WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04

Install WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

WebStorm is a coding assistance for JavaScript. Whether you’re using JavaScript or TypeScript, Angular, React or Vue.js, WebStorm provides you with the best code completion, navigation, refactoring tools and on-the-fly code analysis. You can run, debug and test your web, Node.js, React Native and Electron apps right in the IDE. Tools such as linters, task runner and version control are seamlessly integrated and available out of the box.

Install WebStorm on Ubuntu

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Snappy Package Manager.

Run following command to install Snap:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Step 3. Install WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04.

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

sudo snap install webstorm --classic

After successfully downloading and installing the package you will get the following output:

webstorm 2018.2.4 from 'jetbrains' installed

Step 4. Assessing WebStorm.

After successful installation to start WebStorm via terminal run following command:


That’s all you need to do to install WebStorm on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.