How to Install Android Studio on Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Easy Guide

May 23, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Android Studio IDE Quick Start for Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started on Android SDK with Android Studio IDE for Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Android Studio is the Official IDE for Android Application Development, based on IntelliJ IDEA.

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

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Android Studio IDE main Features list:

  • Flexible Gradle-based build system
  • Build variants and multiple apk file generation
  • Code templates to help you build common app features
  • Rich layout editor with support for drag and drop theme editing
  • Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility, and other problems
  • ProGuard and app-signing capabilities
  • Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine
  1. Download Android Studio IDE for Kubuntu Linux

    Android Studio IDE tar.gz Linux
  2. Right-Click on Archive >> Open with Archive Manager
    Then Extract into /tmp

    Android Studio IDE Quick Start for Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial - extraction
  3. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Kickoff > Type “kons” > Return
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE for Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  4. Installing Required Packages for 64-bit Systems.

    sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32stdc++6
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  6. Relocate Android Studio IDE
    For a System wide installation we Set the superUser as Holder

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

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    Then Move the Android Studio contents into the /opt Directory

    sudo mv /tmp/android-studio /opt/
  7. Making the Android SDK Tools Command-line Accessible
    Amend the User’s Path like:

    nano ~/.bashrc


    export PATH=~/Android/sdk/platformtools:~/Android/sdk/tools:/opt/android-studio/bin:$PATH

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor :)

  8. Getting-Started with Android Studio App Development on Kubuntu Linux - Config Wizard

  9. Getting-Started with Android App Development

    Android Studio Quick Start Guide

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