In the CentOS7.2 I download PyCharm CE, and unarchived it to this:

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if I want use it, I can run: ./pycharm.sh in the directory, but there will take up a terminal, if control + c to exit it, the pycharm interface will exit too.

So, can I open pycharm like windows or mac on desktop?


You are able to run it in background:

./pycharm.sh &

The & operator puts command in the background and free up your terminal.

To make your file open like desktop shortcut add executable permission to it:

chmod +x /path_to_your/./pycharm.sh
  • I mean whether i can use it like on windows or mac, put it to the desktop? – lustre Sep 4 '17 at 10:32
  • @lustre, see my additional note – RomanPerekhrest Sep 4 '17 at 10:40
  1. run pycharm as You are doing that with ./pycharm.sh
  2. in pycharm itself: tools -> Create Desktop Entry
  3. Start -> program search -> right click add to desktop

That's it.

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