Objective

The objective is to install PyCharm community edition on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Install PyCharm using Snaps

Simplest and recommended way to install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04 is by use of snaps package manager. The following linux command will install PyCharm community edition on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver:
$ sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic
pycharm-community 2017.3.3 from 'jetbrains' installed

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Start PyCharm

You can start PyCharm from command line by executing the following linux command:
$ pycharm-community
Alternatively you can search for PyChram within start menu and start it by clicking on its icon:

pycharm on ubuntu 18.04 bionic - start menu


pycharm on ubuntu 18.04 bionic - pycharm installed
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