Install Webstorm in Ubuntu 22.04

The best JavaScript IDE is Webstorm. An integrated development environment (IDE) for JavaScript and associated technologies is called WebStorm. Like previous JetBrains IDEs, it improves your development experience by automating routine processes and assisting you in challenging tasks with ease.

Install Webstorm on Ubuntu

We can install Webstorm easily by performing a few steps. Update system, download Webstorm and execute shell.


Step 1

Update and Upgrade the system

# sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y


Step 2

Download WebStorm, WebStorm package is not available on the Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via downloading the latest package as follows.

# sudo cd /Downloads/

# sudo wget

You can download the latest version of Webstorm from its official website via the link below:

WebStorm official website

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Step 3

Extract the downloaded file as shown below

# sudo cd /Downloads/

# sudo tar -xvf WebStorm-2022.2.2.tar.gz


Step 4

Now, execute the script from the extracted directory to run WebStorm

# sudo cd WebStorm-2022.2.2

# sudo bin

# chmod +x

# ./

After running the script, you will be promoted to the installation of Webstorm as shown below.. press Continue and Activate the Webstorm.

Install WebStorm on Ubuntu- Snap Method

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.

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.


Step 1

Update your Ubuntu system packages by running the below command

# sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y


Step 2

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


Step 3

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

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In this article, we have covered how to install WebStorm on Ubuntu System.

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