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

May 23rd, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Android Studio IDE Quick-Start for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

First of all the Android Studio is the Official IDE for Android Application Development, based on IntelliJ IDEA.

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

Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured

Finally the Android Studio IDE main Features are:

  • 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 Ubuntu Linux:

    Android Studio IDE Zip Linux
  2. Then Double-Click on Android Archive
    Extract into /tmp

    Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - extraction
  3. After Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Android Studio IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  4. And for 64bit Systems only Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32stdc++6
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8 on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Ubuntu
  6. Finally to 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 Look: Solution
    Then Move the Android Studio content into the /opt Directory

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

    nano ~/.bashrc

    Append:

    export PATH=/home/[MYUSERNAME]/Android/sdk/platformtools:\
    /home/[MYUSERNAME]/Android/sdk/tools:\
    /opt/android-studio/bin:$PATH
    

    Change the [MYUSERNAME] with your real User’s name!
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor :)

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

  9. Getting-Started with Android App Development:

    Android Studio Quick-Start Guide

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