Install Visual Studio Code on Debian 11
In this article, we will show you how to install visual studio code on debian11.
Step 1: install packages
First, we will start by updating the packages index and installing dependencies.
sudo apt update sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https curl
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Step 2: Import GPG key
we need to import the Microsoft GPG key with the following commands.
curl -sSL https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc -o microsoft.asc gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ./ms_signing_key_temp.gpg --import ./microsoft.asc gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ./ms_signing_key_temp.gpg --export > ./ms_signing_key.gpg sudo mv ms_signing_key.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/
Step 3: Add VS code repo
Now import microsoft Visual Source Repository
echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list
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Step 4: Install VS code
Install the Visual Studio Code package using below commands.
sudo apt update sudo apt install code
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Step 5: Access VS code
visual studio code has been installed on your Debian11 system. Now you can access from the command line with 'code' or from the desktop system, go to Activities and search for visual studio code ans launch it.
click on visual studio code icon and launch it, then start installing extensions and configuring VS Code according to your requirement.
That's it. Now you have successfully installed visual studio code on debian 11.
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