How to Install PhpStorm on Linux Mint 19

How to Install PhpStorm on Linux Mint 19
How to Install PhpStorm on Linux Mint 19

Install PhpStorm on Linux Mint

PHPStorm is an intelligent and fully featured IDE for PHP developed by JetBrains. It also provides support for Javascript, Typescript, and CSS etc. You can also extend PHPStorm features by using plugins. By using PhpStorm plugins you can also get support for frameworks like Laravel, CodeIgniter. We can also use PHPStorm for other programming languages like HTML, SQL, Javascript, CSS and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install PHPStorm on Linux Mint 19.


Before you start to install PHPStorm on Linux Mint 19. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Install Snappy Package Manager

Snappy provides better package management support for Linux Mint 19. It’s quick and easy to use. To install Snappy package manager type following command. If its already installed on the system skip to next step

NOTE: Linux Mint 19 may have already installed Snappy package manager.

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Install PHPStorm

Now to download and installed PHPStorm snap package run following command. It will take some time to download and install package.

sudo snap install phpstorm --classic

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

phpstorm 2018.2.4 from 'jetbrains' installed

Start PHPStorm

After successful instalation to start PHPStorm via terminal run following command.


You can also start PHPStorm from activities on Linux Mint. Typing PHPStorm will show you PHPStorm icon.

You will get the following output for setting up the initial configuration.

phpstrom initial configuration
phpstrom initial configuration


You have successfully learned how to install PHPStorm on Linux Mint 19. If you have any queries regarding this then please dont forget to comment below.


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