Install Pycharm On Ubuntu Linux
Install PyCharm on Ubuntu Linux
Akbar S. Ahmed | Feb 10, 2015

Step-by-step instructions

PyCharm is an excellent editor for Python that has a community edition that you can use for free, or a professional edition that you can purchase. In this post we will install PyCharm on Ubuntu Linux.


PyCharm requires a JVM to run.

Download Pycharm

mkdir -p ~/opt/packages/pycharm

cd ~/opt/packages/pycharm


gzip -dc pycharm-community-4.0.4.tar.gz | tar xf -

ln -s ~/opt/packages/pycharm/pycharm-community-4.0.4 ~/opt/pycharm

# Start PyCharm

Configure PyCharm

  • In the Complete Installation dialog box, click OK.
  • In the PyCharm Community Edition Initial Configuration dialog box, click OK.
  • Close PyCharm and reopen using the standard Ubuntu menu.

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