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 through the step-by-step installation of Visual Studio Code on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 20.
- 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).
non-root sudo useror 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 Manjaro 20 Nibia
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:
sudo pacman -Syu sudo pacman -S git
Step 2. Installing Visual Studio Code on Manjaro 20.
- Install Visual Studio Code from the AUR repository
Now we clone the Visual Studio Code’s AUR repository with the following command:
cd ~/tmp git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/visual-studio-code-bin.git cd visual-studio-code-bin/ makepkg -si
- Install Visual Studio Code using Snap
Run the following command to install Snap packages:
sudo pacman -S snapd sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
To install Visual Studio Code, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install code --classic
Step 3. Accessing Visual Studio Code on Manjaro.
Once VS Code is successfully installed on your Manjaro system, Now you can go to the Application Menu and look for Visual Studio Code there. You should see the Visual Studio Code icon as marked in the screenshot below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Visual Studio Code. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Visual Studio Code on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Visual Studio Code website.