PyCharm 2019.1 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

March 28, 2019 — Leave a comment

PyCharm IDE

PyCharm IDE 2019.1 was released yesterday with many new features and improvements. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu.

PyCharm 2019.1 release highlights:

  • Completely redesigned Jupyter Notebooks support
  • Improved quick documentation for HTML and CSS.
  • Navigate quickly to recent locations, rather than files.
  • Python 2.6 and 3.4 are no longer supported.

How to Install PyCharm 2018.3.1 in Ubuntu:

Jetbrains offers official Snap package for Linux desktop, which keeps the IDE always up-to-date.

For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply open Ubuntu Software, search for and install pycharm packages:

For Ubuntu 16.04, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install snapd daemon via command:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Then install PyCharm snap package via command:

sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic

In the command replace pycharm-community with pycharm-professional for the professional edition.

Uninstall:

To remove the PyCharm snap package, either use Ubuntu Software or run command in terminal:

sudo snap remove pycharm-professional pycharm-community

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