In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Android Studio on Debian 9 Stretch. For those of you who didn’t know, Android Studio is the official Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Android app development, based on IntelliJ IDEA. On top of IntelliJ’s powerful code editor and developer tools, Android Studio offers even more features that enhance your productivity when building Android apps.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Android Studio on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 9 (Stretch).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Android Studio on Debian 9 Stretch
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt-get commands in the terminal:
apt-get update apt-get upgrade
Step 2. Download and Install Android Studio on Debian 9.
By default, Android Studio is not available on the Debian base repository. First, go to the android studio page and download the android studio zip by using
wget the command:
android-studio-ide-162.3934792-linux.zip unzip android-studio-ide-162.3934792-linux.zip mv android-studio /opt/
Step 3. Accessing Android Studio on Debian 9.
Once the installation is finished, You can access the android studio from the dash or app launcher or use the following command to start:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Android Studio. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Android Studio on the Debian 9 server. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Android Studio website.