How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this article we will learn How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04.

PyCharm is a Python IDE for Professional Developers. You can use Professional or Free Community version.

install pycharm on ubuntu 18.04

PyCharm Features

Intelligent Coding Assistance
PyCharm provides smart code completion, code inspections, on-the-fly error highlighting and quick-fixes, along with automated code refactorings and rich navigation capabilities.

Built-in Developer Tools
PyCharm’s huge collection of tools out of the box includes an integrated debugger and test runner; Python profiler; a built-in terminal; integration with major VCS and built-in database tools; remote development capabilities with remote interpreters; an integrated ssh terminal; and integration with Docker and Vagrant.

Web Development
In addition to Python, PyCharm provides first-class support for various Python web development frameworks, specific template languages, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, HTML/CSS, AngularJS, Node.js, and more.

Scientific Tools
PyCharm integrates with IPython Notebook, has an interactive Python console, and supports Anaconda as well as multiple scientific packages including Matplotlib and NumPy.

System requirements:

    • Any 64-bit Linux distribution with Gnome, KDE, or Unity
    • 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended
    • 1.5 GB hard disk space + at least 1 GB for caches
    • 1024×768 minimum screen resolution
    • Python 2.7, or Python 3.5 or newer

Watch this video to learn how to install PyCharm on Ubuntu

Update all your system packages:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Method-1: Direct Download

Go to PyCharm link to download for Ubuntu 18.04

Installation Instructions:
1. Copy the pycharm-2019.3.tar.gz to the desired installation location
(make sure you have rw permissions for that directory)

2. Unpack the pycharm-2019.3.tar.gz file to an empty directory using the following command: tar -xzf pycharm-2019.3.tar.gz

Note: A new instance MUST NOT be extracted over an existing one. The target folder must be empty

3. Run from the bin subdirectory

Method-2: Install with Command line

sudo snap install [pycharm-professional|pycharm-community] --classic

If you want to use free version:

sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic

Successful Installation Message:

pycharm-community 2019.3 from jetbrains installed

Method-3: Install from Ubuntu Software

Step -1: Open Ubuntu software.

Step-2: Search “PyCharm”

Step-3: Click on “Install”

install pycharm on ubuntu 18.04

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