How to install Visual Studio Code on a Chromebook

Today we are looking at how to install Visual Studio Code on a Chromebook.

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This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

Please use the video as a visual guide, and the commands and links below to install it on your Chromebook.

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1) 00:05 (time stamp in the video)
We start the process by enabling the Linux Container on our Chromebook.  You can always remove it again in the future as well if needed.

To enable it, we go to the settings of our Chromebook, inside of it, we click on the "Advance" option in the left panel, and then the "Developers" section. Then enable Linux from there as seen in the video.

2) 00:39
Now we 
continue to the next part of the installation, and that is to install download and install Visual Studio Code.

2.1) Firstly, we will download Visual Studio Code, the DEB package, from their official website

3.2) 01:14 Now we will open the installer in our file manager, right click on the installer and install it.

5) 01:46 Now we will launch Visual Studio Code and test it out.