Install vscode on Arch Linux

Method 1: official binary version (recommend)

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yaourt -S visual-studio-code-bin

Method 2: open source build

first should modify open file limit on your device.

edit /etc/security/limits.conf

Add following lines to the end of file

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*         hard    nofile      500000
* soft nofile 500000
root hard nofile 500000
root soft nofile 500000

Reboot (or log out and back in)

switch to root user sudo su

use limit -n to ensure the value is 500000

Then switch back to your user

Just like su - shank

Then run

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sudo yaourt vscode

Then Type 4 to choose this one

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4 aur/code 1.24.1-1 (143) (16.35)
Microsoft Code -- The Open Source build of Visual Studio Code (vscode)

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