How to Install RubyMine on Ubuntu 18.04

Install RubyMine on Ubuntu

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 RubuMine plugins you can also get support for frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Padrino. 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 Ubuntu 18.04.


Before you start to install RubyMine on Ubuntu 18.04. 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 Ubuntu 18.04. 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: Ubuntu 18.04 may have already installed Snappy package manager.

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Install RubyMine

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

sudo snap install rubymine --classic

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

rubymine 2018.2.4 from 'jetbrains' installed

Start RubyMine

After successful installation to start RubyMine via terminal run following command.


You can also start RubyMine from activities on Ubuntu. Typing RubyMine will show you RubyMine icon.

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

rubymine initial configuration
rubymine initial configuration


You have successfully learned how to install RubyMine on Ubuntu 18.04. If you have any queries regarding this then please dont forget to comment below.