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Discussion on: VSCodium the open-source version of VSCode without telemetry

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José Coelho • Edited on

You can always disable telemetry on VSCode settings. Whats the real benefit of using vscodium instead?
Is it really faster?

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wolfiton Author • Edited on

For me it is faster then the original, also I am 100% sure that telemetry is not included because it is built from source, so nobody is using my data.

Also please read the WHY section from vscodium.com/ website.

As I said above for me it is faster.

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Félix Dion-Robidoux

Sounds like placebo to me.

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wolfiton Author

Before you posted this comment have you tried VSCodium?

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Félix Dion-Robidoux

Nope but VSCode is slow because it's an Electron app, not because of telemetry. VSCodium won't fix that, I guarantee it. You're experiencing a fresh install after using VSCode for a while with a bunch of plugins.

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wolfiton Author • Edited on

After you try it, please come back with your results. I am curious if you are going to have the same opinion.

As I said before, for me it's faster and I have now a lot more plugins then in my previous VSCode setup.