How to Install Android Studio on Mageia Linux 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

January 6, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Android Studio Quick-Start on Linux Mageia

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE on Linux Mageia 1/2/3/4/5 and Cauldron i586/x8664 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 Mageia Linux Contains Just the Essentials Instructions, Commands and Screen-Shoots.

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

Install Android Studio IDE on Mageia Linux - Featured
  1. Download Android Studio IDE IntelliJ for Linux:

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

    Linux Mageia Install Android Studio IDE Archive Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cmd+Alt+t and Search for “term”

    Install Android Studio IDE Mageia Linux - Open Terminal
  4. How to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8 on Mageia:

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Mageia
  5. Relocate Android Studio IDE


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

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/android-studio && mv /tmp/android-studio /opt
  6. Make a Symlink for Quick-Starting Android Studio:

    sudo ln -s /opt/android-studio/bin/ /usr/local/bin/android-studio

  7. Launching Android Studio IDE

    From Terminal:


    Create a Custom App Launcher on Mageia Menu:
    Mageia App Launcher.

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

    Android Studio App Hello-World
Mageia Install Android Studio IDE - Android Studio IDE Start

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