Installing Visual Studio Code

The repository and key can also be installed manually with the following script:

curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg
sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 microsoft.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/microsoft-archive-keyring.gpg
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/microsoft-archive-keyring.gpg] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list'

Then update the package cache and install the package using:

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install code # or code-insiders

VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing

Take a look at this project:

https://github.com/VSCodium/vscodium

To install it follow this guide:

https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo


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