Install VSCodium 1.70.0 on Ubuntu / Fedora & Alma Linux

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install VSCodium 1.70.0 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Linux Mint 21, Pop OS 22.04 LTS, Fedora 36, Alma Linux 9 and Rocky Linux 9.

VSCodium is a community-driven, free/Libre Open Source Software Binaries of VS Code current release windows_build_status.

VSCodium is not a fork. It will automatically build Microsoft vscode repository into freely licensed binaries with a community driven default configuration.

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Install VSCodium 1.7.0 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Step 1: Make sure system is up to date

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Add the VSCodium GPG Key

wget -qO - https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo/raw/master/pub.gpg \
    | gpg --dearmor \
    | sudo dd of=/usr/share/keyrings/vscodium-archive-keyring.gpg

Step 3: Add the repository

echo 'deb [ signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/vscodium-archive-keyring.gpg ]  https://download.vscodium.com/debs vscodium main' \   | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscodium.list

Step 4: Install VSCodium on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

sudo apt update && sudo apt install codium
Install vscodium 1.70.0 on ubuntu

Install VSCodium 1.7.0 on Fedora / Alma Linux / RHEL

Step 1: Make sure system is up to date.

Step 2: Add the GPG Key to your system

sudo rpmkeys --import https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo/-/raw/master/pub.gpg

Step 3: Add the Repository

cat >> /etc/yum.repos.d/vscodium.repo <<EOF
[vscodiumrepo]
name=download.vscodium.com
baseurl=https://download.vscodium.com/rpms/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
repo_gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://gitlab.com/paulcarroty/vscodium-deb-rpm-repo/-/raw/master/pub.gpg
metadata_expire=1h
EOF

Step 4: Update the system and install VSCodium

sudo dnf update && sudo dnf install codium
Install vscodium on fedora and RHEL

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install VSCodium on Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Alma Linux, Rocky Linux and Fedora

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