Wing Python IDE 7 now can be easily installed via Snap package in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04, and higher.
Snap is a containerized software package runs in most Linux desktop. The official Wing snap packages include:
- Wing Pro, full-featured Python IDE for professional developers
- Wing Personal, free Python IDE for students and hobbyists
- Wing 101, very simple free Python IDE for beginning programmers
For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply search for and install Wing snap packages in Ubuntu Software:
For Ubuntu 16.04, open terminal and run command to install
snapd daemon first.
sudo apt-get install snapd
Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.
Then install Wing personal 7 via command:
sudo snap install wing-personal7 --classic
wing-personal7 in last command with
wing7 for Wing Pro, or
wing-101-7 for very simple version.
To remove the Python IDE, either use Ubuntu Software or run command in terminal:
sudo snap remove wing-personal7
wing-101-7 depends on which version you installed.