Unable to open files on PyCharm after update to 2019.1.1

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I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and have updated my PyCharm version from 2018.3.5 to 2019.1.1.

After the update, projects open fine (although indexing seems to take a bit), but I cannot open any files. Also, creating files immediately brings a message saying that the files already exists, though it is created. The Python interpreter also seems to not work, with just a blank screen.

Has anyone else seen this behaviour before? Do I need to reinstall PyCharm? Thanks

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What I ended up doing was deleting all of my PyCharm install files and just snap install-ing it back again and it now seems to be working.

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Hi Daniel,

It's not possible to say what caused it post-factum, but most likely it was caused by some custom plugin or corrupted file(s).

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