How to install Pycharm in kali linux

How to install Pycharm in kali linux

What is Pycharm?

PyCharm is an integrated development environment and Intelligent Assistance for Python. An integrated development environment (IDE) is a source code editor with additional development facilities like code completion, debugging, build and run the code. Pycharm is a python ide for professional developers.

System requirements to install Pycharm

  1. 2 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended
  2. 2.5 GB hard disk space, SSD recommended
  3. 1024x768 minimum screen resolution
  4. Python 2.7, or Python 3.5 or newer

How to install Pycharm in Kali Linux 2020

To install Pycharm in Kali Linux go to https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/ and click the download button. Pycharm has two versions Professional (Paid - has a free 30 days trial ) and Community (Free version). 

After downloading go to your downloads directory and uncompress the downloaded Pycharm. It is better to store the optional programs in /opt directory. To do this right click and click open terminal here and write the following command. 

sudo cp -r /home/kali/Downloads/pycharm-community-2020.3.2 /opt

in the command, "pycharm-community-2020.3.2" is your extracted folder name.

Now press CTRL + L (active cursor on file manager) to edit your path bar and type /opt/ and press enter to go to the /opt directory. You can also go to the /opt directory from your file system. then go to the bin directory inside your copied Pycharm directory. like:


Change your terminal directory to this location or right-click and open a terminal in this location. now run the command in terminal


Then you can see the installer or software opening. 

At 26th Jan 2021
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