Thursday, February 21, 2019

Install JetBrains Toolbox App on Linux

JetBrains Toolbox App is a lightweight cross-platform companion application for JetBrains' coding tools, to manage installed tools, download new ones and open recent projects.

System requirement to install Toolbox App for Linux:
64-bit x86, glibc 2.17 (Ubuntu 14.04 or newer). JetBrains Toolbox App is packaged in AppImage and requires FUSE to run.

To check the version of your glibc, it's a simple method, using ldd command in Terminal:
$ ldd --version

It will show something like this:
ldd (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1) 2.27

To install and set FUSE, follow the steps in AppImage Wiki.

For Ubuntu, enter the commands in Terminal:

$ sudo apt install fuse
$ sudo modprobe fuse
$ sudo groupadd fuse
$ user="$(whoami)"
$ sudo usermod -a -G fuse $user

Visit https://www.jetbrains.com/toolbox/app/ to download the, currently it's version 1.13.

This video show how to Install JetBrains Toolbox App on Linux Mint 19.1