How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article we will look at how to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04. PyCharm is a very powerful IDE, used by many developers around the world to write and develop Python code. PyCharm features include Syntax highlighting, Autocomplete, analysis tool, debugging, version controlling (Git) and many more.

How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04

There are two versions of PyCharm IDE available for Ubuntu:

Both versions are available from the Ubuntu snap package manager and very easy to install:

If you want to install PyCharm Community edition, open the terminal and type:

snap install pycharm-community --classic

If you want to use Professional edition edition, run:

snap install pycharm-professional --classic
snap install pycharm-community --classic

If you want to uninstall the IDE, for example, to remove pycharm-community edition, run:

sudo snap remove pycharm-community

PyCharm supports popular web frameworks such as Django, Flask, jQuery, and AngularJS making it the perfect python IDE for your Ubuntu desktop.

If you prefer to use simple and lightweight IDE for writing python code, then install the IDLE IDE for your Ubuntu desktop.