Why does apt downgrade VSCode?

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  • Visual Studio Code

    Visual Studio Code

    $ apt show code -a Package: code Version: 1.55.1-1617808414 Priority: optional Section: devel Maintainer: Microsoft Corporation Installed-Size: 278 MB Provides: visual-studio-code Depends: libnss3 (>= 2:3.26), gnupg, apt, libxkbfile1, libsecret-1-0, libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.10.0), libxss1, libgbm1 Conflicts: visual-studio-code Replaces: visual-studio-code Homepage: https://code.visualstudio.com/ Download-Size: 71.0 MB APT-Sources: https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable/main amd64 Packages Description: Code editing. Redefined. Visual Studio Code is a new choice of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for the core edit-build-debug cycle. See https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/setup/linux for installation instructions and FAQ. Package: code Version: 1.55.0-1617120720 Priority: optional Section: devel Maintainer: Microsoft Corporation Installed-Size: 278 MB Provides: visual-studio-code Depends: libnss3 (>= 2:3.26), gnupg, apt, libxkbfile1, libsecret-1-0, libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.10.0), libxss1, libgbm1 Conflicts: visual-studio-code Replaces: visual-studio-code Homepage: https://code.visualstudio.com/ Download-Size: 71.0 MB APT-Sources: https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable/main amd64 Packages Description: Code editing. Redefined. Visual Studio Code is a new choice of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for the core edit-build-debug cycle. See https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/setup/linux for installation instructions and FAQ. Package: code Version: 1.54.3-1615854707~pop1~1616051153~20.10~137c820 Priority: optional Section: editors Maintainer: Michael Aaron Murphy Installed-Size: 281 MB Download-Size: 71.9 MB APT-Manual-Installed: yes APT-Sources: http://ppa.launchpad.net/system76/pop/ubuntu groovy/main amd64 Packages Description: Microsoft Visual Studio Code # … more lower versions …

  • Visual Studio Code

    Public documentation for Visual Studio Code

    I created a pull request to add these instructions to that guide.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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