Not able to install cython


I just installed pycharm on mint linux. when I try to debug I get a prompt to

Python Debugger Extension Available
                Cython extension speeds up Python debugging
                Install How does it work

But when I click on Install nothing happens.

I can see from  my package manager that I have cython3 already installed.

So do I really need this cython?  If so how do I install it or find out what's happening when I click on the install option?




Hi Rashapoo, this popup compiles PyCharm Debugger Cython extension to speed up the debugger. It doesn't install Cython package on the project interpreter. It should not be shown on the subsequent debug runs meaning it was set up properly.


But it does keep showing each time I perform a debug prompting me to install and then doing nothing when I click on it!!


That's an unexpected behavior, could you please file a new ticket in our bug tracker and attach idea.log file from Help | Show Log in ... there?


Would you provide me guidance on where I could find the log files? I went to Help and clicked on the "Show log in File Manager" and also the "Collect and Show Logs in File Manager" but am perplexed as to the actual location of the logs.
i installed PyCharm from the software manager tool in Linux so I don't know where it is installed or anything- I am primarily a Windows developer and just getting my feet wet in Linux- so need some help...



Should be under `~/.PyCharm2018.1/system/log`


Did you solve this issue?  Could you share the solution?

I am experiencing the same issue on Pycharm for Linux :

PyCharm 2018.2.5 (Community Edition)
Build #PC-182.5107.22, built on November 13, 2018
JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1248-b22 amd64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64

I have installed also by using this command:

/python3 /<PYCHARM_INSTALLATION_PATH>/helpers/pydev/ build_ext --inplace

as suggested here

Checked the writing permission on all the folders and everything seems fine. 


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