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Install Visual Studio Code on Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia

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VS Code on Linux Mint


isual Studio Code: It is a robust source code editor that comes with in-built support for Node.js, TypeScript and JavaScript. The VS Code editor is greatly customizable where users can install extensions, modify preferences, themes and even more. Further, the Visual Studio Code editor has good extensions for other programming languages like C++, Java and even more. In this article, we will help you to install the Visual Studio Code Application on Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia in easy steps.

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Steps to Install VS Code Editor on Linux Mint:

1) Install VS Code Editor using Mint Terminal:

  • Using a simple shortcut CTRL+ALT+T, you can open the Terminal on Linux Mint.
  • You just need to run the below command on the Mint Terminal to install the VS Code editor. Enter your system password¬†to verify the installation process.
sudo snap install code --classic
Installation Command of VS Code editor
Installation Command of VS Code editor

2) Installation of VS Code from Official Portal:

In another way, you can install the VS Code editor from the official website.

  • It is quite easy and effortless to install VS Code from the official portal.
  • Go to the Visual Studio Code Official Page.
  • Click on the download button of .deb extension.
    Download VS Code from official site
    Download VS Code from the official site
  • VS Code file will begin to download with .deb extension.
  • Double click on the downloaded file.
  • Then, you have to click Install Package. Enter your system password in order to verify the installation process.
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Install VS Code on Mint
Install VS Code on Mint
  • Now, the VS Code editor installed successfully in your system.

Launch Visual Studio Code Application:

Technique 1: VS Code Launch – Using Terminal

On the Mint Terminal, you have to enter code and click Enter to launch it.

VS Code editor installed
VS Code editor installed

Technique 2: Using Menu

  • In your system, you have to click on Menu.
  • Then, type Visual Studio Code in the search option.
  • Click on VS Code App to launch it.

Remove/Uninstall VS Code Editor:

In order to remove/uninstall VS Code App, you just need to execute the following command on your Mint Terminal.

sudo snap remove code
Remove Command of VS Code editor
Remove Command of VS Code editor

A Short Summary:

We hope that our article regarding the VS Code editor installation in Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia will be useful. In addition, we have described some simple ways of launch and remove/uninstall of VS code App. Install this free VS Code editor and enjoy its customizable features greatly. Kindly share your valuable comments/queries in the below section.

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