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Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10

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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.

Install Android Studio On Ubuntu

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.

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