Install Android Studio 4.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, 14.04 - Today I'll show you the easiest way to install latest Android Studio in Ubuntu via PPA. The packages available for 14.04 Trusty Tahr, 16.04 Xenial Xerus, 18.04 Bionic Beaver, 20.04 Focal Fossa, and derivatives like Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

Android Studio is official integrated development environment (IDE) for Google's Android operating system, built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development.

It was announced on May 16, 2013 at the Google I/O conference. The first stable build was released in December 2014, starting from version 1.0.

How to Install Android Studio in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Installing Android Studio in Linux Ubuntu is quite easy. There's an Ubuntu PPA that contains simple script to automatically download and installs the latest release from Google server.

Android Studio Ubuntu Linux

So, here are all you need to do to install latest version of Android Studio without any hassle :

Step 1 - Open terminal window (Ctrl+Alt+T) and add the following PPA :

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:maarten-fonville/android-studio

Type your password (no visual feedback) and press Enter continue.

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Step 2 - Update the local index (skip this if you're running Bionic or higher) :

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 - Now run the following command to install latest stable of Android Studio in Ubuntu :

sudo apt-get install android-studio

In case you need to install another version, run apt-cache search android-studio to print available versions.

Step 4 - Once finished, run to start the setup wizard :


You can watch my YouTube video below for more details :

Follow the instruction and enjoy latest Android Studio in Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Elementary OS. For those who love top menu bar, check out new workaround to enable global menu support for Android Studio.