Currently, I have Ubuntu installed on Windows 10 as a WSL where I installed python and want to use that as an interpreter in Pycharm on Windows 10. I go to the add interpreter settings and expect to see a WSL option as seen in the JetBrains guide.

As seen here, there is a WSL option, but that option doesn't exist on my screen as seen in this screenshot.

How can I enable this option?


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    Make sure "Python WSL Support" and "WSL Support Framework" plugins are enabled in Settings | Plugins | Installed. – Pavel Karateev Jun 17 '19 at 11:14
  • Did you figure out how to enable wsl option in PyCharm? – user48115 Jul 8 '20 at 4:12

Remote Python interpreters ( SSH, Vagrant, WSL (only for Windows)).

Supported only in PyCharm Professional. <<---here

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