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Ganesh Chandrasekaran
Ganesh Chandrasekaran

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Upgrade Visual Studio Code on Linux

VS Code is a great IDE with new features released every other week. Its advisable to keep up with the updates.

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If you are using Windows / Mac VS Code is smart enough to update itself on click of a button.

For Linux (debian/ubuntu) users Upgrading VS Code is a two step process.

Step 1 : Download .deb file to you local folder (~/Downloads)

code.visualstudio.com

Step 2 : Open Terminal

$ cd ~/Downloads

$ sudo  dpkg -i  code_1.filename_amd64.deb
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Example latest version as of today is

$ dpkg -i code_1.49.3-1601661857_amd64.deb
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If you are using RHEL / CENTOS

$ sudo dnf install <file>.rpm
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For upgrade

sudo rpm -U  <file>.rpm
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