How to Install Eclipse-Android ADT IDE on Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 32bit/64bit Step-by-Step Visual Guide

March 18, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide Shows You Simply and Step-by-Step How to Quickly and Easily Install and Getting-Started with Latest Eclipse-Android ADT IDE for Linux Zorin 6 Gnome i386/amd64 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 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 Tools ADT Eclipse Bundle:

    ADT Bundle rN Linux x86/x8664.zip
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Linux Gnome Desktop Eclipse ADT for Android Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal.

    Zorin 6 Open Terminal
  4. Check if Java JDK is Installed

    java -version

    How to Install Oracle Java JDK for Linux Zorin

  5. Relocate Android Developer Tools

    sudo su

    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
  6. 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.

    bash
  7. Launching ADT Eclipse Bundle

    From Terminal with:

    adt

    To Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Zorin How GnoMenu Launcher
    Linux Zorin Eclipse Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  8. Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse ADT:

    Eclipse-Android App Hello-World

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