VSCodium Open Source Binaries of Visual Studio Code

VSCodium is a pure open source version of Visual Studio Code without Microsoft telemetry and some other Microsoft stuff. Because the source code of VS Code (Visual Studio Code) is open sourced under MIT license but the installation files that comes from Microsoft contain proprietary tracking code. VSCodium also released under MIT license.


Download VSCodium [Windows,Linux,MacOS]

Install VSCodium on Ubuntu Linux

VSCodium is available as a snap, flatpak, deb and portable AppImage package files.

Install VSCodium via Snap:

In terminal app run below commands to VSCodium snap.

sudo snap install codium --classic

You can uninstall it via

sudo snap remove codium

Install VSCodium via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it. After that in terminal run below VSCodium flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub com.vscodium.codium

and start vscodium via

flatpak run com.vscodium.codium

Uninstall it via

sudo flatpak uninstall com.vscodium.codium

Install VSCodium via DEB:

Download vscodium in .deb package file and save it in your Downloads folder. Here the download file name is “codium_1.63.2-1639700424_amd64.deb“. You can change below command based on your downloaded file name and Downloads folder. Open the terminal app and run below command to install it.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install ./Downloads/codium_1.63.2-1639700424_amd64.deb


sudo apt install ./Downloads/codium*.deb

That’s all.

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