How to Install Android Studio on Debian 8 Jessie 32/64-bit Easy Guide

October 14, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Quick-Start with Android Studio on Debian Jessie 8

Hello Debian User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE on Debian Jessie 8 KDE/Gnome/Lxde/Xfce/Mate/Cinnamon i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Especially relevant: Android App Development Requires a working Oracle Java JDK Installation.

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 Debian Jessie 8 Linux Contains Just the Essentials Instructions, Commands and Screen-Shoots.

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

Android Studio IDE Quick-Start for Debian 8 Jessie
  1. Download Android Studio IDE IntelliJ for Linux:

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

    Install Android Studio IDE on Debian Jessie 8 Linux - Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Android Bundle Debian Jessie 8 Linux - Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Debian:

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian
  5. Installing Required Packages for 64bit Systems

    sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6 lib32z1
  6. Relocate Android Studio IDE

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/android-studio

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

    sudo mv /tmp/android-studio /opt
  7. Make a Symlink for Easy Launching

    sudo ln -s /opt/android-studio/bin/ /usr/local/bin/android-studio
  8. Starting Android Studio IDE
    From Terminal:


    A Launcher is automatically created over first start so then you’ll be able to Run it from the Apps Menu.

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

Debian Install Android Studio IDE - Android Studio IDE Start

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