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TLDR

Start Visual Studio Code

$ code
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Open specific files/directories

$ code [path/to/file_or_directory1 path/to/file_or_directory2 ...]
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Compare two specific files

$ code --diff [path/to/file1] [path/to/file2]
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Open specific files/directories in a new window

$ code --new-window [path/to/file_or_directory1 path/to/file_or_directory2 ...]
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Install/uninstall a specific extension

$ code --[install|uninstall]-extension [publisher.extension]
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Print installed extensions

$ code --list-extensions
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Print installed extensions with their versions

$ code --list-extensions --show-versions
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Start the editor as a superuser (root) while storing user data in a specific directory

$ sudo code --user-data-dir {[path/to/directory]
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