In this tutorial you will learn how to install Android Studio the IDE for Android development on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Android Studio
  • How to start Android Studio
Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux
Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software Android Studio
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 Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions


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  1. Install desired Java version. For example in this case we will go with Java openjdk-11-jdk:
    $ sudo apt install openjdk-11-jdk
    
  2. Next, open a terminal window and proceed with installation of Android Studio by using the snap command:
    $ sudo snap install android-studio --classic
    
    This may take some time so be patient.


  3. start android studio
    Once the installation of Android studio is complete, you can start the application from activities menu by searching for the android keyword.
    Alternatively, you can start the Android Studio using the bellow command:
    $ android-studio
    


  4. If any, import settings from previous Android Studio installation
    If any, import settings from previous Android Studio installation


  5. Select whether to send usage statistics.
    Select whether to send usage statistics.


  6. Click Next.
    Click Next.


  7. Select Android Studio install type
    Select Android Studio install type




  8. Select UI Theme
    Select UI Theme


  9. Summary of installation settings
    Summary of installation settings


  10. Consider Android KVM installation. Click Finish
    Consider Android KVM installation. Click Finish


  11. Wait for Android SDK download to complete
    Wait for Android SDK download to complete


  12. Hit Finish button
    Hit Finish button




  13. Android Studio is now complete. Ready to start new Android Studio project.
    Android Studio is now complete. Ready to start new Android Studio project.
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