Install Vscode Editor in Raspberry pi 4

Install Vscode Editor in Raspberry pi 4

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Rajdeep Singh

Vscode(visual studio code) is a free, open-source code editor developed by Microsoft.vscode editor provides lots of extensions to improve your code writing speed. vscode editor also helps in debugging.


Language support

vscode editor support all languages. Like HTML, CSS, javaScript, PHP, Typescript, Python, Co, c, c++, Rust, Perl, Sass, and other languages as well.


Vscode IntelliSense helps with syntax highlighting and autocomplete. IntelliSense provides smart completions based on variable types, function definitions, and imported modules.


vscode provides Debug functionality in vscode. You also set breakpoints inside the vscode editor.

Git Commands Support

vscode editor working with git and other version control systems. You easily pull and push code from the editor.

Extensible and customizable

Install extensions to add new languages, themes, debuggers, and connect to additional services.vscode extensions always run separately. vscode extension doesn't slow down your editor.


You can deploy and host your react, angular, Vue, Node, Python sites, and other sites.

Install Vscode in Raspberry Pi 4:

  • Firstly check your Operating system in your Raspberry pi 4. My raspi 4 is 32-bit.
  • After go to the official Vscode download page.

Download page of vscode

Follow steps

download vscode based on the edition


  1. If your use the Raspberry Pi OS 32-bit edition system. Then you download the ARM version.
  2. If your use the Raspberry Pi OS 64-bit edition. Then download ARM 64 version.

open file in file manager

  • After your download is complete, then open your file in raspberry File manager.
  • Double click on your file and install your file.

click to package install

  • Suppose double click is not working. Then click the mouse right button and click the package install button.
  • Your Raspberry pi asks you permission for installation.

Click install button

After you click on the install button, open a raspberry authentication prompt box and enter your user password.

Add password

Your password successfully submits after your vscode installation start.

The installation process has started

vscode installation running after a few minutes (2-3 minutes) your vscode install successfully.

Open your vscode in raspberry pi 4

Open your vscode with 3 ways

  1. Firstly

Open vscode in raspberry pi 4

Click Raspberry pi icon > Programming > Click Visual Studio Code. after your vscode run.

  1. Secondly

Open vscode in raspberry pi 4

Raspberry pi icon > Accessories > Click Visual Studio Code. after your vscode run.

  1. Third

open vscode

Open your currently working folder and run vscode Command. in a few seconds, your folder files in vscode.