Installing PhpStorm on Ubuntu

Download latest version of PhpStorm from

You get a file with name like “PhpStorm-2018.1.1.tar.gz”

Extract the file, put in a folder, i normally put it in directory ~/programs/phpstrom/

Now open terminal, go to folder

Run phpStrom with command

Create Application Shortcut

Creating application shortcut is easy. Just go to Tools > Create Desktop Entry.