Gitpod Local Companion

Please note: The Gitpod Local Companion is currently in beta. If you experience any issues, or have feedback, please get in touch.

Please refer to the Gitpod Local Companion - localhost is going remote announcement blog post for moredetails on how to explore the beta release of the Gitpod local companion.

For workspace SSH access

The preferred method for SSH access into Gitpod is via the copy/paste command available in the Gitpod dashboard, see command line for more information.

Connect To VS Code Desktop

Whilst it is possible to use the Gitpod local companion to connect your desktop VS Code application to Gitpod, the best way is to use the Gitpod VSCode Plugin, which you can access directly from the command pallette via any Gitpod the workspace. For more details about VS Code Desktop, please refer to the VS Code desktop support docs.

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