VSCode is automatically removed when upgrading the system

Hi !
So here is my problem : I want to install VSCode instead of VSCodium.
So I downloaded the Debian Package of VSCode and installed it with dpkg.
After upgrading my system (with parrot-upgrade), VSCode is automatically removed and VSCodium is installed instead.
Here is a screenshot :
Installing VSCode

Upgrading the system.

What version of Parrot are you running? (type “cat /etc/os-release” in terminal without the quotes)
PRETTY_NAME=“Parrot OS 4.11”
NAME=“Parrot OS”

What hardware are you running?

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental) : Debian GTK

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no) No

Can someone help me please ?

$ apt show codium

shows the following lines:

Conflicts: visual-studio-codium
Replaces: visual-studio-codium

It may be that the two packages are incompatible on the same system so Debian Package Manager remove the package not sourced in the official repository.

You could try manually uninstall VSCodium and reinstall VSCode. Note that VSCodium is the exact same as VSCode with telementry and Microsoft trademarks removed, so VSCodium might be more preferrable.

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Okay so I’m going to use VSCodium instead of VSCode, thank you

This happened to me too… Even if I uninstall VSCodium then install VSCode and update the system Code gets removed and Codium is installed :confused:

I’ve used VSCode instead of Codium just because of the extensions Marketplace, but I found how to use Code’s Marketplace on Codium, and that resolved my problem

I am facing the same issue. Whenever I update parrot, VScode gets replaced by Codium.
I know both are very similar but what if I don’t want use Codium? I want to continue with VScode.
Please Help

Thanks for your great command and it helps to remove the codium permenantly thanks a lot…Lol

Use Codium instead if you care about privacy. Codium is VSCode without telemetry and Microsoft’s open sourced spyware. Everything works the same way, and all the tools are there. You could also download VSCode’s tool too (Since it’s the exact same thing, minus spying).

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