In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure PyCharm on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Install PyCharm on CentOS
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo dnf update
Step 2. Install PyCharm on CentOS 8.
Now, we we will download PyCharm using the official PyCharm download page:
sudo wget https://download-cf.jetbrains.com/python/pycharm-community-2019.3.4.tar.gz
Then, extract the downloaded package:
tar -xvf pycharm-community-2019.3.4.tar.gz cd pycharm-community-2019.3.4
Next to run PyCharm like normal programs you should create a symbolic link using the following command:
sudo ln -s ./pycharm-community-2019.3.4/bin/pycharm.sh /usr/bin/pycharm
Step 3. Starting PyCharm.
Now that PyCharm is installed on your CentOS system you can start it by clicking on the PyCharm icon (Activities -> PyCharm) or start PyCharm via terminal run following command:
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure PyCharm on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.