How to Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Gentoo KDE4 Step-by-Step Visual Guide

March 14, 2013 | By Regaz.

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Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Gentoo Linux

The Guide shows you Simply and Step-by-Step How to Quickly and Easily Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse-Android ADT IDE for Gentoo 12 KDE4 i486/x8664 Desktop.

The Eclipse ADT Ready Bundle Represent the Quickest and Easiest Way of Getting-Started Developing for the Android Platform.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the Eclipse ADT for Android Installation Gentoo 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 ;)

Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Gentoo Linux - Featured

    ADT Bundle rN Linux x86/
  • Right-Click on Archive > Open with Ark

    Then Extract Into /tmp.

    Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Gentoo Linux - Extraction
  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Gentoo Linux - Open Terminal
  • Check if Java JDK is Installed

    java -version

    How to Install Oracle Java JDK on Linux Gentoo

  • Relocate Android Developer Tools


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

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/adt-bundle-linux*
    mv /tmp/adt-bundle-linux* /opt

    Make a Symlink to Distingue ADT Eclipse Bundle from Ordinary Eclipse:

    ln -s /opt/adt-bundle-linux*/eclipse/eclipse /opt/adt-bundle-linux*/eclipse/adt
  • Insert Android Developer Tools into User PATH

    nano ~/.bashrc
    export PATH=/opt/adt-bundle-linux*/eclipse:$PATH

    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit :)

    Load New Settings.

  • Launching ADT Eclipse Bundle

    From Terminal with:

  • Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting

    How to Create KDE4 Menu Launcher
    KDE4 Eclipse Launcher
  • Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse ADT:

    Eclipse-Android App Hello-World

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