How to install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux -

Simplest and recommended way to install PyCharm on Ubuntu 18.04 is by use of snaps package manager. The following linux command will install PyCharm community edition on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver:
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Don’t quote me, but i want to say VLC on snap was an older version than in the ubuntu repos. Am I going to have to worry if I installed pycharm it not being maintained through the repos vs snap or vice versa?



There’s no pycharm snap package available for 18.04.
Did u try at least to install before post this article?


Lubos Rendek -> mattipare

$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS \n \l
$ sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic
pycharm-community 2018.1.2 from 'jetbrains' installed
$ which pycharm-community