For developers looking for a PHP IDE platform to build and manage their PHP applications, PhpStorm IDE should be a great place to start. PhpStorm is a popular PHP Integrated Development Environment (IDE) code editor that supports PHP 5.3 through 7.2.
This brief tutorial will show students and new users how to easily install the PhpStorm IDE installer on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 desktop…
For more about PhpStorm, please check its Homepage.
To install PhpStorm on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:
There are two ways to install PhpStorm on Ubuntu: one is via its ToolBox App, and the other is using Snap. To install via its ToolBox App, use the Download link below:
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.
Then select the app you want to install via its ToolBox Apps
Install PhpStorm via Snap
If you won’t use the ToolBox app, Snap is your only option. Snaps are containerized 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 the PhpStorm task management app via Snap, run the commands below
sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install phpstorm --classic
When you’re done, PhpStorm should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview, search PhpStorm, and launch it.
If you already have an account, sign in and start using PhpStorm. 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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