Note: Before proceeding with the installation, make sure you have Java Development Kit (JDK) installed on your system.
Here are the steps to install PyCharm Professional Edition on Ubuntu:
- Download the PyCharm Professional Edition installer from the JetBrains website: https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/#section=linux
- Open a terminal and navigate to the directory where you downloaded the installer. For example, if you downloaded the installer to the Downloads directory, use the following command:
- Make the installer executable by running the following command:
chmod +x pycharm-professional-*.tar.gz
- Extract the installer by running the following command:
tar -xvzf pycharm-professional-*.tar.gz
- Move or copy the extracted directory to the desired installation location. For example, you can move it to the /opt directory using the following command:
sudo mv pycharm-* /opt/pycharm
- Navigate to the installation directory by running the following command:
- Run the PyCharm installer by running the following command:
This will launch the PyCharm installer interface.
- Follow the prompts in the installer to complete the installation. You can choose the installation options, such as creating a desktop entry and associating file types, according to your preference.
- Once the installation is complete, you can launch PyCharm Professional Edition from the terminal by running the following command:
Alternatively, you can also launch PyCharm Professional Edition from the Applications menu in your system's graphical user interface.
That's it! PyCharm Professional Edition should now be successfully installed on your Ubuntu system.