How to Install Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu Linux

If you’re a Python developer looking for a platform to build and manage your applications, Wing Python IDE should be a great place to start. Python developers build it from the ground up to get stuff done!

Wing Python IDE is an essential tool for Python developers who speed up Python development. This IDE software provides on-the-fly error prevention, auto-completion, debugging, context-appropriate, in-line error detection and code quality analysis.

The pro version allows you to download and try for 30 days. You then can purchase a license if you like it.

For more about Wing Python IDE, please check its Homepage.

The official Wing Python IDE versions include:

  • Wing Pro, a full-featured Python IDE for professional developers
  • Wing Personal, a free Python IDE for students and hobbyists
  • Wing 101, a very simple free Python IDE for beginning programmers

To install Wing Python IDE (Personal) on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:

There are two ways to install Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu: One method is to download the .DEB package directory from its download page and install. The second method is to use Snap package management.

To install download and install via its .DEB package, use the link below:

Select to download Ubuntu 64-bit version. then download and save.

Wing Python IDE

Once downloaded, right-click the downloaded file and select Open With Software Install.

Wing Python IDE

When prompted type your password to continue the installation. Once Wing Python IDE is installed, navigate to Ubuntu Activities Overview, then search for Wing Python IDE and launch.

Wing IDE Python

Install Wing Python IDE via Snap

If you rather install Wing Python IDE via Snap, then use the commands below.

Snaps are containerized software packages that are simple to create and install. It’s a new way to manage packages on Linux systems and is supported by the top Linux distributions.

It’s probably the easiest way to install and manage packages on Linux systems, including Ubuntu.

To install Wing Python IDE via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install wing-personal7 --classic

Also, replace wing-personal7 with wing7 or wing-101-7 to install the Pro (paid) or entry-level version for beginner programmers.

Congratulations! You have learned how to install Wing Python IDE on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

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