How to Open VS Code settings.json file

This short tutorial will be on how to open the settings.json file in VS Code on Mac.

In the menu bar, navigate to Code > Preferences > Settings.

This will open the Settings UI page, which looks like this:

In the upper right-hand corner of the page, click the Open Settings (JSON) icon.

Now, you have opened the settings.json file!

How to Connect to a Remote Server with SSH on VSCode

Install VSCode

Please check the VSCode homepage.

Install remote-ssh extension in VSCode

  1. Open the VSCode. On the left, there’s an Extension icon.
  2. Search for remote-ssh. Choose the first one and click install.
  3. You may need to reload VSCode to let the extension initialize.

Connect to the remote server

  1. Click View > Command Palette… or use the shortcut cmd+shift+p for Mac and ctrl+shift+p Windows. Type ssh and choose remote-ssh: connect to host.

2. Type the URL of the remote server

3. After that, it will open a new VSCode window.

Add your workspace

  1. After connect to the remote server, we need to cd to our workspace. Call your Command Palette again and type folder. Choose Add folder to your workspace in my case and enter your path to workspace.