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Visual Studio Code 1.31 Released! No Restart On Extension Install

Visual Studio Code 1.31 Released! No Restart on Extension Install


Visual Studio Code 1.31 Released! No Restart on Extension Install

Visual Studio Code IDE 1.31 was released recently with new features, tree UI improvements, menu updates, and more.
Visual Studio Code 1.31 release highlights:

No longer required to reload VS Code when you install or enable an extension.
New tree widget
Improved keyboard navigation
Added cut command in Explorer context menu.
More navigation actions added to Go menu.
Added keyboard navigation in Linux with custom menus
Full multiline issue details in the Problems panel.
References: Show History command for the References view.
Semantic selection for HTML, CSS, and JSON.
Terminal text automatically reflows as panel width changes.
Custom user input for task and debug configuration.

How to Install VS Code 1.31 in Ubuntu:
The easiest way is to install the community maintained Snap package, containerized software package, which available in Ubuntu Software:
The 1.31 snap package is not available at the moment, though it auto-updates itself once you installed it.

You can also install the official .deb package which is available for download at the link below:
Download VS Code (.deb)
Grab the deb and install it via either Gdebi package manager or command in terminal(Ctrl+Alt+T):
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/code_*.deb; sudo apt -f install
For those who want to receive updates for VS Code via Software Updater utility, add the Microsoft repository via following steps (64bit only):
1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the repository:
sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list’
2. Download and install the repository key via commands:
curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg –dearmor > microsoft.gpg

sudo mv microsoft.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/microsoft.gpg
3. Finally install the IDE via command:
sudo apt-get install code
Uninstall Visual Studio Code:
To remove the code editor, either use Synaptic Package Manager or run command:
sudo apt-get remove –autoremove code
And remove the Microsoft repository by launching Software & Updates utility and navigating to Other Software tab.
Source: Ubuntu Handbook
Visual Studio Code 1.31 Released! No Restart on Extension Install

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