Ubuntu Mate Desktop VM with VSCode
This template creates a Linux developer workstation as follows:
- Create a VM based on the Ubuntu 18.04 image with Mate Desktop installed
- Installs Azure CLI v2
- Install Visual Studio Code editor
- Opens the RDP port for users to connect using remote desktop
This template creates a new Ubuntu VM with Mate desktop enabled. Mate desktop is light weight and has a simple UI. In addition to a nice GUI, this template also installs developer tools like Azure CLI and Visual Studio Code for editing files. Users can connect to the Desktop UI using remote destop.
To connect, run "mstsc" from windows desktop and connect to the fqdn/public ip of the VM.
Running at terminal
To open a terminal with Ctrl + Alt + t
Manage IDE from the Command Line
The vscode IDE includes a command line tool called code which can use to manage the IDE directly from the Ubuntu terminal.
To open a new file, Execute:
To open a folder with vscode, Type:
code --install-extension dbaeumer.vscode-eslint
To list installed extensions, Type:
Getting Started with VS Code
Begin your journey with VS Code with these introductory videos
Microsoft Learn - Learning Modules
Tags: Microsoft.Network/publicIPAddresses, Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks, Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces, Microsoft.Network/networkSecurityGroups, Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines, Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/extensions, CustomScript