PyCharm 2019.2 Released with Initial Python 3.8 Support

PyCharm IDE

PyCharm 2019.2 was released today with exciting new features, initial Python 3.8 support, improved Jupyter Notebook experience, and many more other changes.

PyCharm 2019.2 release highlights:

  • Improved Jupyter Notebook integration. Some of the most requested features have been implemented.
  • Syntax highlight support for many other languages, C#, C++, Groovy, Lua, Makefiles, and more.
  • cURL format is now supported for HTTP requests.
  • Add support for some major Python 3.8 features.
  • Full-text search across multiple data sources
  • Improved debugging and variable refactoring experiences.
  • For more details, see the release note.

How to Install PyCharm 2019.2 in Ubuntu:

Jetbrains offers official Snap package for Linux desktop, which keeps the IDE always up-to-date.

For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply open Ubuntu Software, search for and install pycharm packages:

For Ubuntu 16.04, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install snapd daemon via command:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Then install PyCharm snap package via command:

sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic

In the command replace pycharm-community with pycharm-professional for the professional edition.


To remove the PyCharm snap package, either use Ubuntu Software or run command in terminal:

sudo snap remove pycharm-professional pycharm-community