Does VS Code work on Arch Linux? Visual Studio Code has installer for debian (. deb) and rpm (. rpm) based Linux distributions. Officially, no such installer is available for Arch Linux.
How do I run VS Code on Arch Linux?
- Step 1: Install Snap. Snap is available in the Arch User Repository, so we will be downloading it from there.
- Step 2: Enable Snap.
- Step 3: Install Visual Studio Code from the AUR.
How do I update or code on Arch Linux?
- Code in the AUR.
- Installing Microsoft VS Code on Arch. Using AUR Helper. Building VS Code from Source on Arch. Clone the package repository. Build the package.
- Installing other versions of VS Code on Arch Linux. Conclusion.
What is Arch code? From ArchWiki. Code is a cross-platform text editor developed by Microsoft, built on the Electron framework. Visual Studio Code is a binary distribution of the MIT-licensed Code – OSS repository, with Microsoft specific customizations and released under a proprietary license.