In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 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 the step-by-step installation of Android Studio on an Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
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 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Java on Ubuntu.
Java JDK package is required for Android studio. So We need to install JDK if not installed already:
sudo apt install openjdk-11-jdk
Step 3. Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04.
Run the following command to install Android Studio:
sudo snap install android-studio --classic
Once the installation is completed, you will see the output like:
android-studio 18.104.22.168 from Snapcrafters installed
Step 4. Accessing 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 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Android Studio website.