How-to Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Step-by-Step Visual-Guide

November 11, 2013 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

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Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy

The Guide Shows You Simply and Step-by-Step How-to Quickly and Easily Install and Getting-Started with Latest Android SDK Development by Eclipse ADT Ready Bundle for Linux Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy i686/x8664 Desktop

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

The Eclipse ADT for Android is an Eclipse Environment Ready for Android Development with :

  • Eclipse + ADT plugin
  • Android SDK Tools
  • Android Platform-tools
  • The latest Android platform
  • The latest Android system image for the emulator

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

The Contents and Details of How-to Install Eclipse ADT for Android on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Android with Linux Penguin

    Install Eclipse IDE with ADT Integration
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Xubuntu Android SDK ADT Bundle Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Xubuntu 12 Open Terminal
  4. Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK 7 on Xubuntu Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK for Xubuntu
  5. Relocate Eclipse ADT for Android
    sudo su

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy Launching and to Distinguish ADT Eclipse Bundle from 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

  7. Launching ADT Eclipse Bundle

    From Terminal with:


    How-to Create a Custom Application Launcher on Linux Xubuntu Desktop.

  8. Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse ADT:

    Eclipse-Android App Hello-World

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