How-to Install Cordova and PhoneGap on Linux Mint 17 Qiana 32/64bit

September 6th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Cordova and PhoneGap Quick-Start on Linux Mint 17 Qiana



The Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Cordova and Adobe PhoneGap Cross-Platform Mobile Development on Linux Mint 17 Qiana Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktops.

Apache Cordova is an Open-Source mobile development framework that allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development, avoiding each mobile platforms’ native development language.

PhoneGap is an Open-Source framework for building cross-platform native applications using standard web technologies such as HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript.

The Guide Describe a System Wide Installation, for a Local One You should Simply Adapt the Installation Target.

Cordova and PhoneGap Quick-Start on Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Featured
  1. Download Apache Cordova 4+ Source Release

    Cordova 4.X Zip Archive
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Cordova and PhoneGap Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Open Terminal
  3. Unzip Cordova Archive

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    unzip ./cordova*.zip
    rm ./cordova*.zip
  4. Relocate Apache Cordova

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root ./cordova*
    mv ./cordova* /opt/"
  5. How-to Install Cordova Command-Line Interface for Linux

    Install Cordova CLI on Linux
  6. How-to Install Adobe PhoneGap for Mint Linux

    Install PhoneGap on Mint
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