How to Install RubyMine on CentOS 8

Install RubyMine on CentOS 8

RubyMine is an intelligent and fully-featured IDE for Ruby developed by JetBrains. It also provides support for Javascript, Typescript, and CSS, etc. You can also extend RubyMine features by using plugins. By using RubyMine plugins you can also get support for frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Padrino, etc. We can also use RubyMine for other programming languages like HTML, SQL, Javascript, CSS and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install RubyMine on CentOS 8.


Before you start to install RubyMine on CentOS 8. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Install RubyMine

First, we will download RubyMine using the official RubyMine download page using wget command. At the time writing this tutorial, the current latest version available is 2018.3.2. You can check latest version for installation if you want.

sudo wget

Now extract the downloaded package using the following command.

tar -xvf RubyMine-2018.3.2.tar.gz

Navigate inside the extracted directory.

cd RubyMine-2018.3.2

Now to run RubyMine like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command.

sudo ln -s ./RubyMine-2018.3.2/bin/ /usr/bin/rubymine

Start RubyMine

You can launch RubyMine using the following command.


On starting RubyMine the first time you will be asked to import settings. If you have settings from the older version then you can import or select “Do not import settings”.

You will get the following output after accepting the license and importing settings for setting up the initial configuration.

RubyMine Initial Configuration
RubyMine Initial Configuration


You have successfully learned how to install RubyMine on CentOS 8. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.