How to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

June 18th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Android SDK Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic Installation Guide

Hello Kubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS 32/64-bit GNU+Linux Desktop.

First of all the Android SDK Tools Installation is Essential for Getting-Started with Android Development on Kubuntu Linux.

Furthermore on the How-to Install Android SDK Tools for Kubuntu 18.04 Bottom Link to Guide on Installing Android Studio on Kubuntu.

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

How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32-64-bit - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32-64-bit -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Download Latest Android SDK for Linux:

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

    How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32-64-bit - Android SDK Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/android-sdk*.tgz -C /tmp/
  4. So Install the Required Packages
    To Login as Superuser (simply to make shorter all the following commands):

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    apt-get install libbz2-1.0

    And for the 64bit Systems only:

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

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

    Reiterate the execution Permissions:

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

    After to Switch the Android contents:

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

    Install Oracle JDK 8 for Kubuntu
  7. Again to 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

    bash
  8. Furthermore for 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!

    How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 32-64-bit - Android SDK Manager for APIs
    Restart Again if Prompted to Get Installed the Latest API…
    How-to Install Android SDK on Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic 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 Kubuntu:

  10. How-to Install Android SDK Studio Bundle for Kubuntu:
    How-to Install IntelliJ Android Studio on Linux Kubuntu Distro.

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

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