How To Install Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35

Install Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35. For those of you who didn’t know, Visual Studio Code is a source-code editor made by Microsoft for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Visual Studio Code features include support for debugging, embedded Git control, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code refactoring.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Visual Studio Code on a Fedora 35.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 35 or Fedora 34.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update

Step 2. Installing Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35.

By default, VS Code is not available on Fedora 35 base repository. Now run the following command to add the official package VirtualBox repository to your system:

cat << EOF > /etc/yum.repos.d/vscode.repo
name=Visual Studio Code

Next, import the GPG key using the following command:

rpm --import https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc

Let’s use commands to install Visual Studio Code:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install code

Step 3. Accessing Visual Studio Code on Fedora.

Once successfully installed, open with the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Visual Studio Code or use the following command from the terminal:


You will see the following window:

Install Visual Studio Code on Fedora 35

Congratulations! You have successfully installed VS Code. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Visual Studio Code on your Fedora 35 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Visual Studio Code website.

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