In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VSCodium on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, VSCodium is a free and open-source version of the popular code editor Visual Studio Code. It is built from the same source code as Visual Studio Code, but VSCodium does not include any proprietary Microsoft extensions or branding. This means that VSCodium is fully customizable and can be modified to suit the needs of individual users or organizations. In addition, VSCodium is not subject to the same licensing terms as Visual Studio Code, so users are free to use and distribute it without worrying about any potential legal issues. Overall, VSCodium is a great alternative to Visual Studio Code for users who want a fully open-source and customizable code editor.
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 VSCodium on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- 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 VSCodium on Fedora 37
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 VSCodium on Fedora 37.
By default, the VSCodium package doesn’t come in the default repository of Fedora 37. Now run the following command below to the VSCodium repository in your Fedora system:
printf "[gitlab.com_paulcarroty_vscodium_repo]\nname=download.vscodium.com\nbaseurl=https://download.vscodium.com/rpms/\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\nrepo_gpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo/-/raw/master/pub.gpg\nmetadata_expire=1h" | sudo tee -a /etc/yum.repos.d/vscodium.repo
Next, import the GPG key using the following command:
sudo rpmkeys --import https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo/-/raw/master/pub.gpg
After the repository was added, now install the latest version VSCodium using the following command below:
sudo dnf install codium
Step 3. Accessing VSCodium on Fedora 37.
Once the VSCodium installation is complete, you can start VSCodium by typing
codium in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for VSCodium.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed VSCodium. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the VSCodium on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official VSCodium website.