If you are struggling to set up Pycharm IDE in Linux and don't know where to start then this guide is for you. I hope this guide will help you and will make things easy. Let’s get started.
♦ Setting Up Pycharm IDE
Download the Pycharm IDE(https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/) and extract its contents to ‘/opt/’ and install it by running the bellow commands.
sudo tar -xvzf ~/Downloads/pycharm* #extract the files
sudo mv pycharm* pycharm # Rename the folder (optional)
./pycharm/bin/pycharm.sh #Run the installer
Follow the instructions to installer the IDE. Once done, close the IDE and create a file named 'jetbrains-pycharm.desktop' and put below content in it
Finally, run the below command to make a launch icon in your applications' menu.
sudo desktop-file-install jetbrains-pycharm.desktop
Congratulations! You should have successfully set up Pycharm IDE in your Linux distro.
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