How to Install Cordova and PhoneGap on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 32/64-bit Linux

January 24, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Cordova and PhoneGap Quick Start on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

The Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Cordova and Adobe PhoneGap Cross-Platform Mobile Development on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander i386/amd64 Linux.

Apache Cordova is an Open-Source mobile development framework that allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development, avoiding each mobile platforms’ native development language.

PhoneGap is an Open-Source framework for building cross-platform native applications using standard web technologies such as HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript.

The Guide Describe a System-Wide Setup, for a Local One You should Simply Adapt the Installation Target.

Apache Cordova
  1. Download Apache Cordova 4+ Source Release

    Cordova 4.X Zip Archive
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Ubuntu Open Terminal
  3. Unzip Cordova Archive

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    unzip ./cordova*.zip
    rm ./cordova*.zip
  4. Relocate Apache Cordova

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root ./cordova*
    mv ./cordova* /opt/"
  5. How to Install Cordova Command-Line Interface for Linux

    Install Cordova CLI on Linux
  6. How to Install Adobe PhoneGap for Ubuntu Linux

    Install PhoneGap on Ubuntu

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