How to Install & Getting Started With Latest Android 5+ SDK R21 for Linux Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

September 25, 2012 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Android SDK Tools Latest Revision for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Amd64 Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The content of the Guides give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands for an easier understanding ;)

Android with Linux Penguin
  1. Download Latest Android SDK rN:

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

    Ubuntu Linux Extract Android SDK
  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu Linux Open Terminal
  • Install Prerequisite Package

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get install ia32-libs
  • Relocate Android SDK.

    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux /opt
  • Installing Android SDK for Linux.

    1. Access Target
      cd /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools
    2. Start Android SDK Manager
      ./android sdk
    3. Select Android SDK Features
      Ubuntu Linux Start Android SDK Manager

      Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

      Ubuntu Linux Select Android SDK Features
    4. Installing Android SDK
      Ubuntu Linux Updating Android SDK
  • Insert Android Tools into User PATH

    su <username>
    nano ~/.bashrc
    export PATH=/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:$PATH

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

    Load New Settings.

  • How Add Android Integration to Eclipse Platform:

    How to Install ADT Eclipse Plugin
  • Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse:

    Android App Hello-World

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