In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Android Studio on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Android Studio is a free and open source multi-platform supported and java based developer tool that helps the developer create and develop their android based applications. It provides the options, a graphical user interface (GUI), an app project, importing existing projects, changing the configuration, running the app in debug mode, and much more.
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 an Android Studio on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- 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).
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 Linux Mint 21 Vanessa
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Android Studio on Linux Mint 21.
By default, Android Studio is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now we add the Android Studio repository to your system using the following command:
echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/android-studio.gpg] https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/maarten-fonville/android-studio/ubuntu jammy main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/android-studio.list
Next, import the GPG key:
sudo gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /usr/share/keyrings/android-studio.gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys ADC23DDFAE0436477B8CCDF54DEA8909DC6A13A3
Now start by updating the packages list and install Android Studio stable by using the command below:
sudo apt update sudo apt install android-studio
Step 3. Accessing Android Studio on Linux Mint 21.
Once we finish with the installation, we will find Android Studio in the Mint menu, in the Programming section.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Android Studio. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Android Studio on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Android Studio website.