How to Install Android SDK Tools Only on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit Linux

January 25, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

The Guide Simply shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Android SDK Tools Latest Revision for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS Amd64 Desktop.

The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is the collection of Libraries, Tools, Documentation, and Samples that are required to Run and Develop Android Apps.

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

The Contents and Details of Android SDK Installation for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

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  1. Download Latest Android SDK rN

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit - Extract Android SDK
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit - Open Terminal
  4. Install Prerequisite Package

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get install ia32-libs
  5. Relocate Android SDK

    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux /opt
  6. Installing Android SDK for Linux.

    1. Access Target
      cd /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools
    2. Start Android SDK Manager
      ./android sdk
    3. Select Android SDK Features
      Install Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit - Start Android SDK Manager

      Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

      Install Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit - Select Android SDK Features
    4. Installing Android SDK
      Install Android SDK Tools on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 64-bit - Updating Android SDK
  7. 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 on nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit.

    Load New Settings

    bash
  8. How Add Android Integration to Eclipse Platform:
    One of the Best Choices for Android Easy Development is the Eclipse IDE..

    How to Install ADT Eclipse Plugin
  9. Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse

    Android App Hello-World

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