How To Install PyCharm IDE Community edition On Ubuntu Linux OS

PyCharm is a best Python IDE from Jetbrains. Jetbrain PyCharm IDE comes in two variants, professional and community edition. The community edition is free and professional edition has some more features. The free and open source community edition is a lightweight IDE for Python & Scientific development. The community edition comes with Intelligent Editor, Graphical Debugger, Refactorings, Code Inspections and Version Control Integrations.It supports the core python language, PyQt, PyGTK, XML, HTML and RelaxNG.

Install PyCharm IDE Community edition On Ubuntu

Go to PyCharm IDE download page. And download the Linux .tar.gz package. (here its pycharm-community-2017.2.3.tar.gz)

2.Unzip the downloaded pycharm tar.gz file (that is pycharm-community-2017.2.3.tar.gz) to where you wish to install the program (copy the file to home folder and right click and extract here). Here its Home Folder. Rename the extracted folder to something like “pycharm”

3.Open Terminal and type below code in terminal and press enter.

cd pycharm/bin

4.Then type below command and press enter

./pycharm.sh

5.Select the second option if you don’t have a previous version of PyCharm IDE and click OK button and complete the installation.

To open PyCharm IDE Community edition, click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type PyCharm in the search field. Then click PyCharm Community edition to open it.

You can also install PyCharm IDE Community edition On Ubuntu via PPA.To install via PPA, Run the below commands in terminal one by one.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mystic-mirage/pycharm
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pycharm-community

If you want to install the professional edition of pycharm, the replace the last code by the below code.

sudo apt-get install pycharm

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