A shell script to update VS Code on Linux

Sathish on April 14, 2018

I'm not quite sure about Mac users but updating VS Code in Ubuntu manually is always a pain and consumes some of my valuable time which I can use i... [Read Full]
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I've created an improved script for the .tar-gz version, in case anyone is interested:
gist.github.com/Ishidres/b6133873d...

 

I think the title should be " A shell script to update VS Code on Ubuntu Linux".

I opened an issue about inline update on Linux distros.

github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues...

 

I'm not sure about other Linux distros too.

 

If you installed it on Debian/Ubuntu-based systems using .deb file it will add the official Microsoft repository to your system's APT sources.

 

If I'm not wrong I just added the ppa and the VS Code updates automatically every time I fire up the update manager.

Using Linux Mint.

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