How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu | Fix VS Code Not Opening Problem

How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux Hello guys in this tutorial I am going to show you How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu. Many people ask me about the installation of VS code on Kali Linux or the Ubuntu operating system.

So I am back with a new tutorial here. So in this guide, we will learn How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu. As well as we will fix some issues like VS code not opening in kali Linux or Ubuntu.

So if you are intrusted to install vs code on your Linux orating system. Then you are in the right place.

What is vs code (visual studio code) :

 

Vs code

 

OK so let’s start the guide. First, a fall let’s Learn what is vs code.

Visual Studio Code, also commonly referred to as VS Code is a source-code editor made by Microsoft with the Electron Framework, for Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Features include support for debugging, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, code refactoring, and embedded Git. Users can change the theme, keyboard shortcuts, and preferences, and install extensions that add additional functionality.

How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu | Fix VS Code Not Opening Problem

OK, now I hope you understand what is vs code or visual studio code. Now let’s install that in our kali Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu

Right now I am using kali Linux on an android phone. But all the steps are the same if you are using a desktop, laptop, and VPS. But make sure you are using kali Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

(1) Open your terminal emulator first. Then follow my below commands to install VS code in kali Linux or Ubuntu.

# Use this to update and upgrade all packages.

sudo apt update && apt upgrade -y

(2) Now it will take some time to update your packages. So wait until it’s complete.

After that just install one more package which is helpful for us.

# Install the wget package.

sudo apt install wget -y

(3) After the above step. Wget the package installed on your system. Now we are going to download vs code config file using the below command.

wget https://gitlab.com/MaheshTechnicals/kali-nethunter-2022/-/raw/main/vscode

(4) after the above command it will download vs code file we need to execute that file to install vs code on Kali Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

To run that file use the below command.

bash vscode

With this command, your operating system will start configuring and downloading vs code software on your Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

it will take some time to install vs code editor on your Linux machine so please wait until the process is complete.

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(5) now after some processing vs code software will be successfully installed on your system to check that just check your application list or you can use the search bar to search vs code application.

How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux

(6) this way with one click you can install vS code on your Linux and Ubuntu operating systems.

NOTE: we successfully installed vs code on Linux or Ubuntu operating system but sometimes you will face some issues like vs code not opening.

So you need to fix that issue as well then you can use your score without any problem.

How To Fix VS Code Not Opening Problem :

Maybe after installation of vs code, you will face an issue which is vs code not opening on your system so let’s fix this issue.

(1) open a terminal emulator on your Kali Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

(2) now we need to modify one file to fix that issue. Suggest opening that file using the below command.

sudo nano /usr/bin/code

(3) above command will open a file called code. Just scroll down to the bottom of that file until you get [email protected] in your terminal.

Now just give space and paste this line –no-sandbox like the below image.

How To Fix VS Code Not Opening Problem

(4) Now scroll up until you get the if woot ensure line. You need to comment out these lines using #. If you did not understand then see the below image.

ix VS Code Not Opening Problem

(5) After all the changes. Now save the file using CTRL +o Enter then CTRL +x.

Now your file is successfully saved.

(6) Now just type the code in the terminal. Boom your vs code will open successfully.

VS CODE Installed On Kali Linux

(7) now you can open vs code using the command line. But you will still not be able to open vs code using the graphical icon. So to fix that you need to edit launcher settings.

(8) Search vs code then add that software to the desktop. Then just right-click on it.

(9) Then select edit Launcher. You will see some settings here. Now remove all commands which are written in the command text box. Then add code here like the below image.

vs code not opening fixed

That’s it just save it and divulge click on vs code icon. Now it will open successfully.

How To Fix Browser Not Opening With Live Server VS Code Extension :

If you are using vs code then you should use the live server extension on it. But in some cases when you start your life server your browser will not open automatically. So to fix that issue just follow the below steps.

(1) open vs code editor. Go to the extension tab. Install live-server extension.

(2) after installation you will see the settings icon here just click on it then click on Extension settings.

Fix Browser Not Opening With Live Server

(3) here you will get all the settings of the live server extension.

(4) you need to set the default web browser for your live server extension.

To do that just find a custom browser option in that settings. Here you need to select your favorite Browser.

How To Fix Browser Not Opening With Live Server

I am going to select the firefox browser here.

That’s it. Close the settings tab now. Now run the live server again and boom now your browser will open successfully with the output of your code.

Done this way you can Fix VS Code Not Opening Problem on kali Linux or Ubuntu operating system.

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Conclusion :

 

Thank you so much for reading this article with this article you can solve How To Install VS Code On Kali Linux / Ubuntu question and we also Fixed VS Code Not Opening Problem.

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