How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Linux Mint 15 Olivia 32/64-bit Easy Guide

November 12, 2013 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia Cinnamon/Mate/Kde/Xfce i386/Amd64 Linux.

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.

The Android SDK Tools Installation is Essential for Getting-Started in Android Development on Linux Mint.

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Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia - Featured
  1. Download Latest Android SDK for Linux:

    Android SDK Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia - Cinnamon Open Terminal
  4. For 64-bit Only Install Required Multi-Arch Packages

    sudo su

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

    apt-get install ia32-libs
  5. 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
  6. Insert Android Tools into User PATH
    su <username>
    nano ~/.bashrc

    Append:

    export PATH=/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:$PATH

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit

    Load New Settings

    bash
  7. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs

    cd /opt/android-sdk*
    sudo su -c "tools/android"

    Next You can Provide to Install the Needed SDK Tools Components and API’s by the Android SDK Manager.

    /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/android
    Install Android SDK Tools for Linux Mint 15 Olivia - Android SDK Manager for APIs
    Restart Again if Prompted to Get Installed the Latest API…
    Install Android SDK Tools Only on Linux 32/64-bit - Installing Latest API

    Select the wanted API’s and Build-tools and Wait Until the Download and Installation is Achieved.

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