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I want to install PHPStorm IDE on my PC. The Linux version is distributed as a .tar.gz archive which contains bin, help, jre64, lib, license and plugin directories and 2 text files.
I have searched around and the place for user-intalled programs is apparently /usr/local or /opt.
- Should I install it into /usr/local or /opt?
- In case that /usr/local was the answer to the first question: /usr/local already contains some directories which are the same as in the PHPStorm archive (bin, lib); should I copy the directories from the archive directly into /usr/local or create a phpstorm subdirectory and put them there?