Installing PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

PyCharm is an open-source, free IDE for Python programming and it was first developed on August 14, 2000 by JetBrains. It is known to be one of the best IDEs ever for Python coding. PyCharm provides the developers of Python a wide variety of options. Open source libraries and an easy-to-use interface make it popular.

How to Install PyCharm on Ubuntu?

The app PyCharm can be installed on Ubuntu by using the PIP packacge in the Terminal.

Step 1: Update Repositories of System

The very first step before installing PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04 is to update system repositories:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install python3-pip

PIP is an acronym for Python Package Installer and t is the preferred Python package installer. Software packages are installed and managed using it.

Install python3-pip by using the command below:

sudo apt install -y python3-pip

Step 3: Install PyCharm

Now, install the PyCharm by using the code below in the Terminal:

sudo snap install pycharm-community –classic

How to Launch PyCharm?

Click on “Start Menu” icon, and then type and search “pycharm” in the search bar and then Pycharm icon will just click to open it:

The PyCharm IDE has been launched on Ubuntu.

How to Remove/Uninstall PyCharm from Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

This command will remove PyCharm from Ubuntu 22.04:

sudo snap remove pycharm-community

The PyCharm IDE has been removed from Ubuntu successfully.


To install PyCharm on Ubuntu, first, open “Terminal” and execute “sudo apt install -y python3-pip” command to install Python pip first. Then, execute “sudo snap install pycharm-community –classic” command to install PyCharm. Instructional Steps are provided in this article for installing PyCharm on Ubuntu 22.04.