Install the extension

The Remote - Containers extension lets you run Visual Studio Code inside a Docker container.

Install the Remote - Containers extension


With the Remote - Containers extension installed, you will see a new Status bar item at the far left.

Remote Status bar item

The Remote Status bar item can quickly show you in which context VS Code is running (local or remote) and clicking on the item will bring up the Remote - Containers commands.

Remote - Containers commands

I've installed the extension