The objective is to perform an installation of the Android Studio on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux
Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via
sudo command is required.
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Download Android Studio
The first step is to use web browser and navigate to
https://developer.android.com/studio/ to download Android Studio IDE for Linux. Save the zipped bundle file locally into eg.
Android Studio requires few prerequisites before it can be installed. Run the following linux command to fulfill this requirement:
$ sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 libbz2-1.0:i386
Unzip Android Studio Bundle
Still within the
Downloads directory execute
unzip command to decompress the android studio bundle:
$ unzip -qq android-studio-ide-145.3537739-linux.zip
Install Android Studio
At this stage we will install Android Studio by starting the Android Studio installation wizard. First, move the
android-studio directory into a shared
/opt directory and start installation wizard:
$ sudo mv android-studio /opt/ $ sudo /opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh
Follow wizard’s instructions to complete Android Studio installation on your Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux.
Start Android Studio
To start the newly installed Android Studio run: