How to Install Android NDK Development Kit on Linux Mint 13 Maya LTS Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 7, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Android NDK on Linux Mint 13 Maya

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Getting-Started with the Android Native Development Kit on Linux Mint 13 Maya LTS i386/amd64.

The Android NDK is a Toolset that allows you to Implement parts of your App using Native-Code Languages such as C and C++.

Android Development Require Oracle Java JDK 6+ so I have Included Link to How to Install Oracle JDK on Mint Linux.

The Android NDK Installation for Linux Mint 13 Maya Require also the Android SDK so You will Find also Link to Download the Needed Android SDK for Mint Linux.

Install Android NDK on Linux Mint 13 Linux - Featured
  1. Download Android Native Development Kit for Linux

    Android NDK Linux 32/64-bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Linux Mint Android NDK Installation - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint Android NDK Installation - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Android NDK Folder

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/android-ndk*
    sudo mv /tmp/android-ndk* /opt

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

  5. Set Up ANDROID_NDK Environment Variable

    nano ~/.bashrc

    Example Append (Following your NDK Installation Location):

    		export 	ANDROID_NDK=/opt/android-ndk*
    	export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_NDK
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

  6. Install Required Android SDK Tools Only for Linux Mint:

    Install Android SDK for Linux Mint
  7. Set Up ANDROID_SDK Environment Variable

    nano ~/.bashrc

    Example Append (Following your SDK Installation Location):

    		export 	ANDROID_SDK=/opt/android-sdk-linux
    	export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_SDK/tools:$ANDROID_SDK/platform-tools
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

  8. How to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Linux Mint

    Install Oracle JDK for Linux Mint
  9. Set Up JDK_PATH Environment Variable

    nano ~/.bashrc

    Example Append (Following your JDK Installation Location):

    		export JDK_PATH=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.[X]*/bin
    	export PATH=$PATH:$JDK_PATH
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

    Load New Environment Variables:

    bash
  10. Getting-Started with Android NDK on Eclipse

    Eclipse Android NDK Integration

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