Android Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Google's Android operating system. In the following tutorial we will perform installation of Android Studio, development IDE application, on Manjaro 18 Linux from Arch User Repository using command line tools makepkg and pacman .

In this How to install Android Studio on Manjaro 18 Linux tutorial you will learn
  • How to clone the latest Android Studio AUR repository.
  • How to Build Android Studio package
  • How to install Android Studio AUR package
Successful Android Studio installation on Manjaro 18 Linux
Successful Android Studio installation on Manjaro 18 Linux.

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Manjaro 18 Illyria Linux
Software android-studio 3.2.1.0-1 or higher
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to install Android Studio on Manjaro 18 Linux step by step instructions



  1. Open up the terminal and clone the latest Android Studio AUR repository:
    $ git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/android-studio
    
  2. Build the AUR package. First navigate to the newly created android-studio directory. Then execute the makepkg command to build the Android Studio AUR package:
    $ cd android-studio/
    $ makepkg -s
    
    When finished the result should be the newly build Android Studio package ready for the installation:
    $ ls *pkg.tar.xz
    android-studio-3.2.1.0-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
    
  3. Using the pacman command install Android Studio package, replace the package name suffix with the Android Studio version you have compiled previously:
    $ sudo pacman -U --noconfirm android-studio-3.2.1.0-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
    
  4. The Android Studio installation is now complete. Use the start menu and search for Android Studio or simply start it from the command line:
    $ android-studio
    
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