How to Install Android Studio Linux Mint 18 Easy Guide

June 18, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Android Studio Linux Mint 18

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Android Studio Linux Mint 18 i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

First, 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.

Installing Android Studio IDE for Linux Mint 18 Sarah i386/amd64 - 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 Linux Mint

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

    Android Studio IDE Quick Start for Linux Mint 18 Sarah - extraction
  3. Then Open a Command Line Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE for Linux Mint 18 Sarah - Open Terminal
  4. For 64-bit Systems follow Installing Required Packages

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

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Mint
  6. After Relocate Android Studio IDE
    Set the SuperUser as owner:

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

    Then Switch contents with:

    sudo mv /tmp/android-studio /opt
  7. Finally, Make a Symlink for Easy Launching

    sudo ln -s /opt/android-studio/bin/ /usr/local/bin/android-studio

    Then you can Launch the IDE simply with:


    A Launcher is automatically created over first start so then you’ll be able to Run it from the Apps Menu.

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

  9. Getting-Started with Android App Development

    Android Studio Quick Start Guide

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