Monday, October 1, 2018

Install Android Studio 3.2 in Ubuntu 18.10, 18.04, 16.04, 14.04

Linuxslaves.com - Today I'll show you the easiest way to install latest Android Studio 3.2 in Ubuntu via PPA. The packages available for 14.04 Trusty Tahr, 16.04 Xenial Xerus, 18.04 Bionic Beaver, 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish and derivatives e.g 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

Before you run Android Studio, you need to install JDK. To do so, simply open terminal window then run the following commands one by one :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-set-default

Once installed, here are all you need to do to install latest version of Android Studio :

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 :

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 - Now run the following to install / upgrade Android Studio in Ubuntu :

sudo apt-get install android-studio

Alternatively, you can launch Software Updater if you have installed any previous version.

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

/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh

Follow the instruction and enjoy latest Android Studio in Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Elementary OS. Thanks for reading!.

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