How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

March 13, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Desktop.

So Android Studio is an IntelliJ IDEA based Development Environment with this Features:

  • Gradle-based build support.
  • Android-specific refactoring and quick fixes.
  • Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility and other problems.
  • ProGuard and app-signing capabilities.
  • Template-based wizards to create common Android designs and components.
  • A rich layout editor that allows you to drag-and-drop UI components, preview layouts on multiple screen configurations, and much more.
  • Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine as server-side components.

The Guide on How to Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Contains Just the Essentials Instructions, Commands and Screen-Shoots.

On the Ubuntu Android Studio IDE Installation Guide Bottom Link to Android App Hello World on Android Studio.

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  1. Download Android Studio IDE IntelliJ for Linux

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

    Linux Ubuntu Install Android Studio IDE Archive Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Android Bundle Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal
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  5. Relocate Android Studio IDE

    sudo su

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

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/android-studio && mv /tmp/android-studio /opt

    Make a Symlink for Quick Starting Android Studio:

    sudo ln -s /opt/android-studio/bin/ /usr/local/bin/android-studio
  6. Finally, to Start Android Studio IDE
    From Terminal:


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  7. Quick-Start with Android Apps on Android Studio:

    Android Studio App Hello-World
Ubuntu Install Android Studio IDE - Android Studio IDE Start

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