Installing PyCharm on Ubuntu
Download the PyCharm Community Tarball(.tar.gz) file from the PyCharm website
Run the following command to install snap:
sudo snap install pycharm-community –classic
In terminal, navigate to the location Tarball file and run the following commands to extract it:
tar -xvzf [press tab to autocomplete file name or manually type in full file name]
Run the following commands in terminal to make PyCharm executable:
cd \[press tab to autocomplete file name or manually type in full file name]
sudo chmod u+x pycharm.sh
Tarball(.tar.gz or .tgz): a set of files packaged together into a single file, then compressed using the gzip compression program. It is a file extension used for most unix/linux software.
snap: Allows you to install packages, snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, a public app store with an audience of millions.
x:extracts the tar file
v: Makes the process verbose
z: Uses gzip(for tar.gz files)
f: Specifies the file input