How to Install WebStorm on Linux Mint 19

Install WebStorm on Linux Mint

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


Before you start to install WebStorm 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 WebStorm

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

sudo snap install webstorm --classic

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

webstorm 2018.2.4 from 'jetbrains' installed

Start WebStorm

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


You can also start WebStorm from Applications on Linux Mint. Typing WebStorm will show you WebStorm 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 WebStorm on Linux Mint 19. If you have any queries regarding this then please dont forget to comment below.