Install RubyMine IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

If you’re a developer looking for a Ruby and Rails development environment platform to build and manage their applications, RubyMine IDE should be a great place to start.

RubyMine provides essential tools for Ruby developers, tightly integrated create an environment for Ruby development and Web development with Ruby on Rails.

RubyMine provides on-the-fly error prevention, autocompletion, debugging, and supports for the latest technologies. You can install and use for free for 30 days. after which, you must purchase a license.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install RubyMine IDE installer on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 desktop…

For more about RubyMine, please check its Homepage.

To install RubyMine on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:

There are two ways to install RubyMine on Ubuntu: one is via its ToolBox App and the other is using Snap. To install via it’s ToolBox App, use the Download link below:

Save the file to your desktop. then right-click it and extract the zipped folder. next browse to the extracted folder and run the executable.

Then select the app you want to install via its ToolBox Apps

RubyMine Ubuntu Install

Install RubyMine via Snap

If you’re not going to be using the ToolBox app, then Snap is your only option. Snaps are containerised software packages that are simple to create and install. It’s a new way to manage packages on Linux systems and is supported by the top Linux distributions.

It’s probably the easiest way to install and manage packages on Linux systems, including Ubuntu.

To install RubyMine task management app via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install rubymine --classic

When you’re done, RubyMine should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search RubyMine and launch it.


If you already have an account, simply sign in and start using RubyMine. if you don’t already have an account, you may want to register or sign in with one of those social platforms.

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