Welcome guys, In this tutorial I’m going to explain, How to install Android Studio in Ubuntu? And I will demonstrate how to create the virtual device and run the device on Linux. To install Android Studio on Ubuntu, You have to proceed as follows
Install Android Studio in Ubuntu Step
- Install JDK
- Download Android Studio Linux Package
- Install Android Studio
- Install SDK Platforms
- Create a Virtual Device
Let’s follow these step and configure Android Studio for development.
Install Android Studio Video Demonstration
1. Install JDK
First I have to install JDK (Java Development Kit), It should to min 6 or later, Today Java 8 is more suitable for Android App Development. Let’s move to the terminal and run follows commands
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-set-default
To verifying installation run below command
2. Download Android Studio Linux Package
2.1 Download Android Studio Linux Package
Now go to the developer android (https://developer.android.com/studio) and download Linux package of Android Studio.
2.2 Unpack the zip in /opt directory
While download will be completed then Unpack the .zip file in the /opt/ directory.
2.3 Launch the Android Studio
Let’s move to terminal and navigate /opt/android-studio/bin/ directory, and execute studio.sh.
2.4 Android Studio Setup Wizard
After executing studio.sh android studio wizard will open, select do not import settings and click ok. The go-to rest of setup which includes downloading necessary SDK components that are essential for development.
2.5 Install Required libraries for 64-bit
In 64-bit machine you have to install some 32-bit libraries, so go to terminal and run following command
sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 libbz2-1.0:i386
If you are running 64-bit Fedora than run
sudo yum install zlib.i686 ncurses-libs.i686 bzip2-libs.i686
2.5 Create Desktop Entry
To create a desktop icon for future launching Android Studio, Go to menubar and select Tools=> Create Desktop Entry
3 . Install SDK Platforms
Before jumping to building apps, You need to install some SDK, Click on SDK manager Select the latest API (to test against target build, e.g API 28 and some need full packages in Extras (Android Support Library and Android Support Repository). Then install the selected packages.
4. Create a Virtual Device
For creating virtual device , got to menu bar and click AVD manager.
4.1 One mini pop up window appear click create new virtual device
4.2 Select skin and device category, In this demo we are taking Nexus skin and phone category
4.3 Now select system images for AVD, if an image is downloaded than well otherwise download image that target SDK you required.
4.4 Finally, enter device and click on finish.
4.5 Now one AVD will created, So just click start button, your AVD is up and running.
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If you have any queries, feel free to ask them in the comment section below. Happy Coding 🙂