How to Install Cordova and PhoneGap on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit

March 13, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Cordova and PhoneGap Quick-Start on Linux Mint 16 Petra

The Linux Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with Apache Cordova and Adobe PhoneGap Cross-Platform Mobile Development on Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktops.

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 Installation, for a Local One You should Simply Adapt the Installation Target.

Cordova and PhoneGap Quick-Start on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install Cordova and PhoneGap Linux Mint 16 Petra - Open Terminal
  2. How to Install Latest Node.js on Mint Linux:

    Installing Node.js on Mint
  3. Installing Required Git

    sudo apt-get install git

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

  4. Installing Latest Cordova with CLI by Npm

    sudo npm install -g cordova
  5. Testing Cordova Installation


    You should See the Cordova Help Notice…

  6. How to Install Adobe PhoneGap for Mint Linux

    Install PhoneGap on Mint

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