How To Install PyCharm on Debian 10

Install PyCharm on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install PyCharm on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, PyCharm is an intelligent and fully-featured IDE for Python developed by JetBrains. It also provides support for Javascript, Typescript, and CSS, etc. You can also extend PyCharm features by using plugins. By using PyCharm plugins you can also get support for frameworks like Django, Flask. We can also use PyCharm for other programming languages like HTML, SQL, Javascript, CSS, and more.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of PyCharm on a Debian 10 (Buster).

Install PyCharm on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Snap.

To install the Snappy package manager type the following command:

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install core

Step 3. Installing PyCharm on Debian 10.

Now we install PyCharm CE from the Snap with the following command:

sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic

Upon successful installation, you will get the below message:

pycharm-community 2020.2.4 from 'jetbrains' installed

Step 4. Accessing PyCharm on Debian.

After successful installation to start PyCharm via terminal run the following command:


Or you can start PyCharm from Applications -> PyCharm:

Install PyCharm on Debian 10

Congratulations! You have successfully installed PyCharm. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PyCharm on Debian 10 Buster. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official PyCharm website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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