How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Debian Jessie 8 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

January 25th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Android SDK Tools Only Debian Jessie 8

The Guide Shows You Simply and Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Android SDK Revision including Android APIs 4.x/5.x/6.x for Debian Jessie 8 i386/amd64 Linux 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.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the How-to Install Android SDK Debian Jessie Includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content and Details are Expressly Essentials 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:

    Android SDK Tools Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Android SDK Tools Only Debian Jessie 8 - Extract Android SDK
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  4. For 64bit Arch Only Install Required 32bit Libraries

    su -c "apt-get install ia32-libs"
  5. Relocate Android SDK


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

    chown -R root:root /tmp/android-sdk-linux*
    chmod -R +xr /tmp/android-sdk-linux*
    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux* /opt/android-sdk-linux
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  7. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs

    cd /opt/android-sdk*
    1. Select Android SDK Features
      Install Android SDK Tools Only Debian Jessie 8 - Start Android SDK Manager

      Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

      Install Android SDK Tools Only Debian Jessie 8 - Select Android SDK Features
    2. Installing
      Install Android SDK Tools Debian Jessie 8 - Updating Android SDK
    3. Insert Android Tools into User PATH

      su <myUser>
      nano ~/.bashrc
      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

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