Android SDK Tools How-to Install and Getting-Started on Fedora 17 Gnome3 Easy Visual-Guide

October 5th, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You Simply and Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Android SDK Tools Latest Revision for Fedora Linux 17 Gnome3 Desktop

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

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

The Contents and Details are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

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

    Android SDK Tools Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux Lubuntu 12 Extract Android SDK
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux 16-17 Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Installing Android SDK for Linux

    1. Login as Super-User
      sudo su

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

    2. 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
    3. Access Target
      cd /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools
    4. Start Updater/Installer
      ./android sdk
    5. Select Android SDK Features
      Linux Lubuntu 12 Start Android SDK Manager

      Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

      Linux Lubuntu 12 Select Android SDK Features
    6. Installing
      Linux Lubuntu 12 Updating Android SDK
  5. Set the Android SDK Tools Path:
    Edit the User Bash configuration file

    nano ~/.bashrc

    Append

    export PATH=$PATH:/opt/Android/Sdk/tools:/opt/Android/Sdk/platform-tools:/opt/Android/Sdk/tools/bin

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor :)
    Load the New Path simply with

    bash

    This Setup will be useful after the First launch of Android Studio IDE and the Installation of Android SDK Tools…

  6. How Add Android Integration to Eclipse Platform:

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

    Android App Hello-World

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