PyCharm 2017.2 Released with SSH Agent (How-to Install)

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PyCharm IDE has reached the new major 2017.2 release last night. The new release features Docker Compose support on Windows, SSH Agent, Azure Databases, and Amazon Redshift support.

PyCharm 2017.2 features:

  • Small improvements for editing Python files
  • Docker Compose is supported on Windows (only for professional)
  • Support SSH Agent to handle SSH private keys. (only for Professional)
  • Database tools fully support connecting to Amazon Redshift and Azure Databases (only for Professional)
  • Run inline SQL on multiple data source
  • Improvements for Version Control, JavaScript, and HiDPI support
  • See what’s new page for more details.
PyCharm 2017.2 Splash

How to Install PyCharm 2017.2 in Ubuntu:

The official Linux download page offers non-install version tarballs.

For Ubuntu 17.04, the unofficial PPA contains both community and professional versions:

  1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and run commands one by one to add the PPA:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:viktor-krivak/pycharm

    pycharm-ppa

  2. Then check updates and install Pycharm IDE:
    sudo apt update
    
    sudo apt install pycharm

    For professional edition, replace pycharm with pycharm-professional in the code.

For only community version, the GetDeb repository contains the packages for both Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.04, though version 2017.2 is not ready at the moment of writing.

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.

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