Downloading and installing the new Arduino IDE for ESP8266

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By Chris-2016
#82267 Just downloaded Arduino Version 1.8.9 and am using Files --> Preferences and adding "" to the "Additional Boards Manager URLs:"

When going to the Board Manager, "esp8266 by esp8266 community" does not show up in the list ?

What happened to it as I need it and how to fix?

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By QuickFix
#82275 You'll have to restart the Arduino IDE (that's: really close and start it), before the link is retrieved.
If that doesn't work: install the ESP-core manually (just follow the instructions for Git).