Insight: Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10
Android Studio is an official IDE for android. Latest version at the time of writing this article is Android Studio 3.0. This version of IDE supports Kotlin programming language too. In this post, we will show you the process to install Android Studio using two methods.
How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10.
At first you need to make sure that your ubunutu is equipped with JAVA. Here, we are using PPA or ORACLE Java. Run the following commands.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install java-common oracle-java8-installer
Now set the environment variable using following command.
JAVA_HOME on Ubuntu 16.04/17.10.
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-set-default source /etc/profile
Now, its time to install Android Studio.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-fonville/android-studio sudo apt update sudo apt install android-studio
You can access android studio from the dash or app launcher or use the following command to start.
After this you will be greeted with various screen where you can configure project path, name and more.
Install Android Studio in Ubuntu 16.04/17.10 Using Ubuntu Make
Here we will install Ubuntu make from PPA.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make sudo apt update sudo apt install ubuntu-make
Install using make
umake android --accept-license
umake will do installation for you.