How to Install Eclipse-Android ADT IDE on Linux Mageia 1-2-3 & Cauldron KDE4 32bit/64bit Step-by-Step Visual Guide

March 14, 2013 | By Regaz.

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 Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 and Cauldron KDE4 i686/x8664 Desktop.

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

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

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

    Then Extract Into /tmp.

    KDE4 Eclipse ADT for Android Extraction
  • Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Mageia Linux 1-2 KDE Open Terminal
  • Check if Java JDK is Installed

    java -version

    How to Install the Latest Oracle Java JDK for Mageia Linux

  • 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 a Custom App Launcher for Easy&Quick Launching:

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

    Eclipse-Android App Hello-World

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