Remote python interpreter -- SSH option not present


I am trying to enable 'debugging' deployment on a server.  I already have the code accessible through an SFTP connection, and I've worked for many months by editing locally through that directory and pulling up a terminal outside CLion, ssh'ing into my server, and testing code from command line there.

I'd like to be able to run the 'Run <script>' shortcut (Ctrl+Shift+F10) for quick testing.  I attempted to set up a remote SSH python interpreter, but the option isn't available when I create an interpreter.

I have set up a deployment server, but that doesn't seem to have helped.

Could you let me know how to make this possible, and why the remote SSH python interpreter option isn't available?

Thank you!

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CLion supports Python via the PyCharm Community Edition for CLion bundled plugin. The feature set corresponds to the PyCharm IDE Community Edition. Remote interpreters and remote debugging are features of PyCharm Professional.

Feel free to comment or upvote and

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Thank you for the quick response.  I upvoted the issue.  It definitely seems like something that should get some attention.  Unfortunately, it looks like those issues are pretty old; I guess I'll install PyCharm and do a painful combination of both CLion and Pycharm as needed to get the features I need for now.

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I second this too, its a bit tedious swapping between PyCharm and CLion and uses heaps of memory and storage unnecessarily

If licensed for both then there really should be common plugins

We know the plugin already exists because I can achieve what I want using remote debugging with IntelliJ Ultimate

Can we please expose this same version of the plug-in to CLion

Or better still, ala VC Code - just support C/C++ in IntelliJ IDEA like it used to work



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