How-to Install Android NDK Development Kit on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 7th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Android NDK on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started with the Android Native Development Kit on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

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 Ubuntu Linux.

The Android NDK Installation for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Require also the Android SDK so You will Find also Link to Download the Needed Android SDK for Ubuntu Linux.

Install Android NDK on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Linux - Featured
  1. Download Android Native Development Kit for Linux:

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

    Install Android NDK on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Linux - Extraction
  3. 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 Look: Solution

  4. 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.

  5. Install Required Android SDK Tools Only for Ubuntu:

    Install Android SDK for Ubuntu
  6. 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.

  7. How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  8. Set Up JDK_PATH Environment Variable
    nano ~/.bashrc

    Example Append (Following your JDK Installation Location):

    		export JDK_PATH=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin
    	export PATH=$PATH:$JDK_PATH
    

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

    Load New Environment Variables:

    bash
  9. Getting-Started with Android NDK on Eclipse:

    Eclipse Android NDK Integration

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