How to Install Android SDK Tools on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Linux

June 3, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Android SDK Tools on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Android SDK Tools Only for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/Amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

The Android SDK Tools Installation is Essential for Getting-Started with Android Development on Lubuntu Linux.

To the How to Install Android SDK Tools for Lubuntu 16.04 Bottom Link to Guide on Installing Android Studio on Lubuntu.

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

Install Android SDK Tools on Lubuntu 16.04 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Android SDK for Linux

  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Android SDK Tools Only on Lubuntu 16.04 32/64-bit - Android SDK Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/android-sdk*.tgz -C /tmp/
  4. Installing Required Packages

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get install libbz2-1.0

    For 64bit Systems only:

    apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32stdc++6
  5. Relocate Android SDK
    Set the SuperUser as owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/android-sdk-linux*

    Reiterate the execution Permissions:

    chmod -R +xr /tmp/android-sdk-linux*

    Then Switch the Android contents with:

    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux* /opt/android-sdk-linux
  6. How to Install Required Oracle Java JDK 8 on Linux

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Linux
  7. Insert Android Tools into User PATH

    su <username>
    nano ~/.bashrc
    export PATH=/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:$PATH

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit
    Load New Settings

  8. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs

    cd /opt/android-sdk*/tools
    sudo su -c "./android sdk"

    Re-Start the Android SDK Installer After the First Installation to Continue with APIs and Tools Installation!

    Install Android SDK Tools Only on Lubuntu 16.04 32/64-bit - Android SDK Manager for APIs
    Restart Again if Prompted to Get Installed the Latest API…
    Install Android SDK Tools Only on Linux 32/64-bit - Installing Latest API

    Select the wanted API’s and Build-tools and Wait Until the Download and Installation is Achieved.

  9. Getting-Started with Android App Development on Lubuntu

    Android App Quick Start Guide
  10. How to Install Android SDK Studio Bundle for Lubuntu:
    How to Install IntelliJ Android Studio on Linux Lubuntu Distro.

    How to Develop Android Cross-Platform Apps with Appcelerator on Lubuntu:
    Getting-Started in Android App Development with Cross-Platform Appcelerator Titanium Studio IDE.

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