In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. 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 through the step-by-step installation of Android Studio on an Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.
Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt-get commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Java on Ubuntu.
You need to have Java installed in your system before installing Android Studio:
sudo apt install openjdk-9-jre openjdk-9-jdk
Step 3. Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04.
Run the following commands to add Android Studio PPA and install:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-fonville/android-studio sudo apt update sudo apt install android-studio
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 Android Studio on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Android Studio website.