How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04

Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04. 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.

PyCharm is an integrated development environment used in computer programming, specifically for the Python language. Apart from the free community edition, there is also a paid Professional Edition. The latter (paid one) also supports the web frameworks Django, Pyramid, Flask, and web2py, Google’s Platform as a Service App Engine, and the object-relational mapper SQLAlchemy.


  • Operating System with Ubuntu 22.04
  • Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
  • Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
  • PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
  • Powershell for Windows 10/11
  • Familiar with APT Commands

Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget

Step 2. Install Snapcraft.

Snaps are easy-to-create and install containerized software bundles. It is one of the easiest ways to install Snapcraft on your Ubuntu 22.04 Linux:

sudo apt install snapd

When you have returned to your system, start the Snapd service and enable automatic startup:

sudo systemctl enable snapd --now

Next, create a symlink to enable classic snap support:

sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install core

Step 3. Install PyCharm on Ubuntu Linux.

Installing PyCharm on your Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish system is straightforward, you can install PyCharm using Snap command:

PyCharm’s versionInstallation Steps
Free Version
sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic
Professional Version
sudo snap install pycharm-professional --classic
Educational Version
sudo snap install pycharm-educational --classic

Step 4. Launch PyCharm.

You can start PyCharm by searching for it within the Activities menu or by simply using the corresponding command below:

$ pycharm-community
$ pycharm-professional
$ pycharm-educational

That’s all you need to do to install PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the installation PyCharm IDE please refer to their official knowledge base. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you find it useful, don’t forget to share it with your friend and family. Also, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.