How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

December 12th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Android SDK Tools Only for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce i386/Amd64.

The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is the collection of Libraries, Tools, Documentation, and Samples that are required to Run and Develop Android Apps.

The Android SDK Tools Installation is Indispensable for Getting-Started in Android Development on Linux Mint.

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  1. Download Latest Android SDK Tools for Linux:

    Android SDK Tools Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Android SDK Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/android-sdk*.tgz -C /tmp/
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Cinnamon Open Terminal
  4. For 64bit Arch Only Install Required Libraries

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    apt-get install libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0
  5. Relocate Android SDK

    chown -R root:root /tmp/android-sdk-linux*
    chmod -R +xr /tmp/android-sdk-linux*
    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux* /opt/android-sdk-linux
  6. Insert Android Tools into User PATH
    su <username>
    nano ~/.bashrc

    Append:

    export PATH=/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:$PATH

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit

    Load New Settings

    source ~/.bashrc
  7. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs

    cd /opt/android-sdk*
    sudo su -c "tools/android"
    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Android SDK Manager for APIs
    Restart Again if Prompted to Get Installed the Latest API…
    Install Android SDK Tools Only on Linux 32/64bit - Installing Latest API

    Select the wanted API’s and Build-tools and Wait Until the Download and Installation is Achieved.

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