How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu or other Linux distributions -H2S Media
There is no doubt that Android is the most popular operating system used by most smartphone manufacturers. One of the main reasons for the immense popularity of the Android platform is the availability of millions of apps on the Google Play Store. Although Android is quite a mature platform in 2018, there are many other reasons for its popularity. Over time, Android will even see a number of additional apps on the Google Play Store, and Android will become even better. The availability of so many apps on the Google Play Store is possible thanks to the dedicated developers, who work hard to develop these apps.
Thus, developers play a very big role in the popularity of the Android platform. If you want to be one of those developers who want to turn ideas into reality, you can start developing Android apps using Android Software Development Kit or Android SDK, made available by Google. You can easily install Android SDK alias. Android Studio on Windows and Linux. But most users don’t know how to install Android SDK or Android Studio on Linux. So this article explains how to install Android SDK or Android Studio on Linux. I’m going to install Android Studio on Ubuntu, but the steps shouldn’t be different for other Linux distributions as well.
So without further ado let’s get started.
Install Android Studio on Ubuntu Linux
The steps to follow
Step 1: Open ‘Terminal’ on your Linux terminal, and type the following command and then press the Enter key.
sudo snap install --classic android-studio
Step 2: By pressing the command, the installation starts. But before that, you may need to enter the Unix password, or your user account password, which is quite common for all commands, which require ‘sudo‘ privileges.
You will see the following screen when downloading and installing.
Step 3: After installation, you will get the following message.
Step 4: To open Android Studio now, simply type the following command and press Enter key. You can also open Android Studio from the “Applications” section.
Step 5: When Android Studio starts, you will have the option to import settings or even continue without importing the settings.
Press the ‘Okay‘ to continue with Android Studio.
Step 6: Now you will get the following splash screen.
Step 7: A few items will be downloaded and once the download is complete, you will get the following screen.
Step 8: Click “Next” and choose the type of installation you need. With ‘Custom‘ you can modify the installation parameters, or even continue with ‘Standard‘. Then press the ‘Following‘ button.
Step 9: Now choose the most suitable UI or UI, and click ‘Following‘ after choosing UI.
Step 10: Now you will need to download additional SDK components and click ‘Following‘.
Step 11: Finally, click ‘To finish‘.
Step 12: Now the SDK download will start, and when the installation is complete, click ‘To finish‘.
You will now see the Android Studio splash screen. You can either start working with a new project or start working with an existing project. The installation is complete and you can start working with it now.
The following installation process is illustrated on Ubuntu, but you can use this tutorial to install Android Studio on Linux Mint, OpenSuse, Arch Linux, Debian, and many more that come with the Snap repository.
I hope the tutorial was helpful to all developers. Having trouble installing? Please let me know in the comments section below.