How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

PyCharm is an integrated development environment used in computer programming, specifically for the Python programming language. PythonCharm is one of the most popular Python development environments. Additionally, it is compatible with Linux, macOS, and Windows. Programmers can use PyCharm’s tools and features to create a variety of software applications very quickly and easily. This tool is very user-friendly, and it allows you to navigate through all of your code easily. With it, you have total control of your code, since it can be connected with other tools. It also includes a terminal that allows you to test and run your program. The software was developed by JetBrains. 

Let’s begin the installation process,

First, For Ubuntu system to be registered on the VPSie platform, A VPSie account needs to be created if it hasn’t been created already.

Our example is based on an Ubuntu instance with GUI installed. Here is a link that will guide you to installing Ubuntu’s GUI if you do not already have it installed.




 Now open your terminal and run the following commands to update your system.





# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y






Step 1: Install PyCharm







Run the following command to determine the version of Python on your system before beginning.



# python3 --version




Let’s get started with the installation. The first thing we have to do now is to find the latest version of PyCharm on its official website.






Now, Run the following command to Find the community version of the PyCharm:



# snap find pycharm


Run the following command to install PyCharm community version with the latest version:

# sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic

You can now search for PyCharm in Activities. Open and launch it.

The PyCharm IDE now runs successfully on your Ubuntu system. Thanks for reading! I hope it was informative for you! 

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