Installing Visual Studio Code on the Raspberry Pi

Alpaslan Tetik
1 min readNov 1, 2020


Visual Studio Code is a lightweight yet powerful source code editor that runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C ++, C #, Java, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity) and now officially there is Raspberry support. 💥💥 With the help of this IDE, you can automatically synchronize your settings on all platforms you use. If you have never tried it before, I definitely recommend you try it.

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First, we need to download the required package file, we have two options to do this, one can be downloaded from the browser or via the command line.

To download via the browser, go to this address and download the ARM package.

To download via the command line, open the terminal and run the code below.

After completing the download process, let’s install the downloaded package by applying the code at the bottom.

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