How-to Install Android Studio on OpenSUSE 42.x 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

January 21st, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Android Studio Quick-Start for OpenSUSE 42.x

Hello OpenSUSE User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Android Studio IDE on OpenSUSE 42.x Leap KDE/Gnome i686/x8664 Linux Desktop.

Android App Development on OpenSUSE Requires a working Oracle Java JDK Installation.

So Android Studio is an IntelliJ IDEA based Development Environment with this Features:

  • Gradle-based build support.
  • Android-specific refactoring and quick fixes.
  • Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility and other problems.
  • ProGuard and app-signing capabilities.
  • Template-based wizards to create common Android designs and components.
  • A rich layout editor that allows you to drag-and-drop UI components, preview layouts on multiple screen configurations, and much more.
  • Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine as server-side components.

The Guide on How-to Install Android Studio IDE on OpenSUSE 42.x Linux Contains Just the Essentials Instructions, Commands and Screen-Shoots.

On the OpenSUSE Android Studio IDE Installation Guide Bottom Link to Android App Hello World on Android Studio.

Android with Linux Penguin
  1. Download Android Studio IDE IntelliJ for Linux:

    Android Studio IDE Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Android Studio IDE on OpenSUSE 42.x Linux - Extraction

  3. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Android Bundle OpenSUSE 42.x Linux - Kde OpenSUSE Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on OpenSUSE:

    Install Oracle JDK for OpenSUSE
  5. Relocating Android Studio IDE
    Set the SuperUser as owner:

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

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Then Switch the Contents with:

    sudo mv /tmp/android-studio /opt
  6. Starting Android Studio IDE
    Make a Symlink for Quick-Starting Android Studio:

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

    Then to launch from Terminal:


    How-to Create a Desktop Menu App Launcher:

    Linux Desktops How-Launcher
  7. Quick-Start with Android Apps on Android Studio:

    Android Studio App Hello-World
OpenSUSE Install Android Studio IDE - Android Studio IDE Start

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