How to Install Cordova and PhoneGap on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux

December 3, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Cordova and PhoneGap Installation on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Apache Cordova 5.x and Adobe PhoneGap Cross-Platform Mobile Android/iOS Development on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 32/64-bit GNU+Linux.

First, Apache Cordova is an Open-Source Mobile Development Framework that allows you to use Standard Web Technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for Cross-Platform Development, avoiding each Mobile Platforms Native Development Language.

Then Adobe PhoneGap is an Open-Source Framework for Building Cross-Platform Native Applications using Standard Web Technologies such as HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript.

Cordova and PhoneGap Linux Mint 20 Installation
  1. Open Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cordova Installation on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Open Terminal
  2. How to Install the Latest Node.js on Ubuntu Linux

    Installing Node.js on Ubuntu
  3. Installing Required Git.

    sudo apt-get install git

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

  4. Installing Latest Cordova with CLI by Npm.

    npm install -g cordova
  5. Testing Cordova Installation.


    You should See the Cordova Help Notice…

  6. How to Install Adobe PhoneGap for Ubuntu.

    Install PhoneGap on Ubuntu

    Required to Develop for iOS on Linux…

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