How to Install Visual Studio Code on CentOS 7?

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code is an open-source, cross-platform code editor. It provides built-in debugging support, code completion, integrated terminal syntax highlighting, embedded Git control, code refactoring, and snippets.

Following are the steps to install Visual Studio Code on Centos.

1. Import the Microsoft GPG key with this command –

# sudo rpm --import

2. Create the repo file as below to enable the Visual Studio Code repository –

# sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/vscode.repo

3. Add the below-given content in vscode.repo –  


name=Visual Studio Code





4. Save and exit the vscode.repo.

5. Install the latest version of Visual Studio Code with this command – 

# sudo yum install code

Visual Studio Code on your CentOS is installed; now you can open it from Applications -> Programming -> Visual Studio Code.

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