Friday, November 10, 2017

How to install Visual Studio Code 1.18 on Ubuntu 17.10

  Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).


Visual Studio Code 1.18 release highlights:

Installation instructions:

    Download .deb package for Debian/Ubuntu at the link below:



 Then install it via command (Ctrl+Alt+T):

$ sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/code_*.deb; sudo apt -f install

   who want to receive updates for VS Code via Software Updater utility, add the Microsoft repository via following steps (64bit only):

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list'

$ curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg

$ sudo mv microsoft.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/microsoft.gpg


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