How to Install Android Studio on Red Hat Linux Easy Guide

January 7, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Android Studio Quickstart for Red Hat Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x/6.x/7.x KDE/Gnome 32/64-bit Workstation.

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 RHEL 7.X Linux Contains Just the Essentials Instructions, Commands and Screen-Shoots.

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

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  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 RHEL 7.X Linux - Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Android Bundle RHEL 7.X Linux - Open Terminal
  4. Installing Required Packages for 64bit Systems

    sudo yum install zlib.i686 ncurses-libs.i686 bzip2-libs.i686
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8 on Red Hat Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for RHEL
  6. Relocate Android Studio IDE

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

    chown -R root:root /tmp/android-studio && mv /tmp/android-studio /opt

    Make a Symlink for Quick-Starting Android Studio:

    ln -s /opt/android-studio/bin/ /usr/local/bin/android-studio
  7. Finally to Start Android Studio IDE
    From Terminal:


    How-to Create a Desktop Menu App Launcher:
    Linux Desktops App Launcher.

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

CentOS Install Android Studio IDE - Android Studio IDE Start

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