How-to Create and Android Virtual Device AVD Emulator on Linux Command Line

October 17th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Android AVD Emulator Quick-Start for Linux




This short Visual Tutorial shows Step-by-Step How-to Create an Android Virtual Device (AVD) Emulator to Run any Android App on the Linux Command Line Terminal.

Before to Get an Android Emulator Running on Linux You’ll need to correctly Install and SetUp the Android SDK Tools on Linux.

The AVD Manager provides a graphical user interface in which you can create and manage Android Virtual Devices (AVDs), which are required by the Android Emulator.

How-to Create Android AVD Emulator on Linux Terminal - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Android AVD Emulator Quick-Start on Linux - Featured
  2. How-to Install Android SDK Tools Only on Linux:

    Android SDK Installation for Linux
  3. Run the Android AVD Manager
    The exact Command depend from your Android Installation…
    Example:

    /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/android avd
  4. Click on Create button

    How-to Create Android AVD Emulator on Linux Terminal - Creating

  5. SetUp the Android AVD
    Set at least a Name, Choose the AVD Type and Click on OK!

    How-to Create Android AVD Emulator on Linux Terminal - Creating

  6. Getting-Started with Android App Development on Linux:

    Android App Quick-Start Guide

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