VS Code Python 2022.10.x extension causes the debugger to not work

Aaron Reed 1 Reputation point

VS Code Python 2022.10.0 (or 2022.10.1) extension causes the debugger to not work

OS: MacOS - latest version

Python version being used: 3.6.8


  • Press F5 = Debugger tools UI/buttons pop-up and then quickly close/disappear.
  • Repeating the process yields the same result.
  • Python application does not run.


  • Install specific version: Python 2022.8.1 extension
Visual Studio Debugging
Visual Studio Debugging
Visual Studio: A family of Microsoft suites of integrated development tools for building applications for Windows, the web and mobile devices.Debugging: The act or process of detecting, locating, and correcting logical or syntactical errors in a program or malfunctions in hardware. In hardware contexts, the term troubleshoot is the term more frequently used, especially if the problem is major.
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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 23,881 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Aaron Reed ,

    The tag “vs-debugging” is related to Visual Studio. Your issue is related to Python extension for Visual Studio Code, we suggest you report it here: https://github.com/microsoft/vscode-python/issues. You can get professional support for this product.

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