How to Install Android Studio 2.1.13 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint via PPA

Install latest Android Studio from PPA - The Android Studio is available in PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr and Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca.

Android Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) for Android platform development. It was announced on May 16, 2013 at the Google I/O conference. Android Studio is freely available under the Apache License 2.0.

The first stable build was released in December 2014, starting from version 1.0.

Install Android Studio in Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS and Derivatives

It's free and cross-platform graphical application implemented in Java which is has useful and powerful tools for Android apps development in multiple platforms.

Installing Android Studio in Linux

Just like we mentioned earlier, you can install Android Studio in Ubuntu and derivatives system via the PPA. Here are the step-by-step tutorial :

Step 1 - Open terminal window, then add this PPA to the system :

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:webupd8team/java

Step 2 - Run the following command to update the local repository index :

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 - Now install the Oracle Java 7 in Ubuntu system :

sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default

Step 4 - To update the unsupported packages, add the following PPA :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio

Step 5 - Again, run the command below to resynchronizes the local index :

sudo apt-get update

Step 6 - Now install the Android Studio by throwing this command in terminal window :

sudo apt-get install android-studio

The installation will begin. Sit back, time to grab a cup of coffee!

Android Studio Download For Linux Desktop

Once installed, now open Android Studio. You need to install Android Studio add on and if you want you can update to latest from its application.

Update Android Studio in Ubuntu Linux Desktop

Finally Android Studio is ready to use in your Ubuntu. Here's the screenshot :

Android Studio Installed in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

That's it!


If it doesn't work, please jump to the new post Easily install Android Studio 2.3.1 in Ubuntu Linux via PPA.

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