How to Install Android NDK Development Kit on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Step-by-Step Easy Guide

October 3, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Getting-Started with Android NDK on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Android Native Development Kit on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 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 14.10 Utopic Require also the Android SDK so You will Find also Link to Download the Needed Android SDK for Ubuntu Linux.

Getting-Started with Android NDK on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 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

    Install Android NDK on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 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.[X]*/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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