How To Install Visual Studio Code On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Microsoft has recently released the preview of Virtual Studio for Linux at the BUILD 2015 event.

Visual Studio Code is a free (not open-source), platform independent IDE with support for many programming languages, including: C++, C#, CSS, CoffeeScript, Clojure, Go, HTML, JSON, Lua, Objective-C, PHP, Perl, Python, R, Bash (Shell Script), SQL, Less, YAML, Markdown, Java, F#, JS, Ini, Batch, Clojure, Dockerfile, Handlebars, Makefile, Jade, PowerShell, Razor, Sass, TypeScript, Plain Text, Visual Basic, git integration, full-screen support, split editor features, keyboard shortcuts, find and replace functions and autosave.

 how to install Virtual Studio Code on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2

In this article I will show you how to install Virtual Studio Code on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

The easiest way to get Virtual Studio Code on your Ubuntu system is to install it via Ubuntu Make. Like this:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-make
$ umake web visual-studio-code

Optional, to uninstall ubuntu make and remove the visual studio code, do:

$ umake web visual-studio-code --remove
$ sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-make

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