In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Wing Python IDE was designed from the ground up for Python, to bring you a more productive development experience. Full-featured Python IDE with an intelligent editor, a powerful debugger, remote development error checking, refactoring, and much more. The wing was designed from the ground up for interactive Python development.
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 the step-by-step installation of the Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install apt-transport-https wget gnupg ca-certificates
Step 2. Installing Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 20.04
- Install Wing Python IDE from the official website.
wget -c https://wingware.com/pub/wing-personal/184.108.40.206/wing-personal7_7.2.9-0_amd64.deb
Next, install it using the following command below:
sudo apt install ./wing-personal7_7.2.9-0_amd64.deb
- Install Wing Python IDE via Snap.
To install Wing Python IDE via Snap, run the commands below:
sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install wing-personal7 --classic
Step 3. Accessing Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu.
Once successfully installed, you can launch it from the main menu.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Wing Python IDE. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Python website.