How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy 32/64-bit Easy Guide

November 25th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Android SDK Tools Only on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy

The Guide Simply Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Latest Android SDK Tools Only Latest Revision for APIs 4.x/5.x/6.x for Linux Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander i386/amd64 Desktop.

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.

Furthermore to make the Process Easier to Visualize the How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy 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 ;)

Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Featured
  1. Download Latest Android SDK Tools Only rN:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Open Terminal
  4. For 64bit Arch Only Install Required Libraries

    sudo su

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

    apt-get install libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0
  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 SDK into User PATH
    sudo su 
    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
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  8. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs

    cd /opt/android-sdk*
    sudo su -c "tools/android"
  9. Select Android SDK Features
    Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Start Android SDK Manager

    Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

    Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Select Android SDK Features
  10. Installing Android SDK Tools & APIs
    Install Android SDK Tools on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Updating Android SDK
  11. Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse:

    Android App Hello-World

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