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How To Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Android studio is a popular tool for android application development. It provides the facility to create virtual devices to run and test your applications. Android studio is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, and Chrome OS.

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 the Android Studio development environment on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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
sudo apt install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 libbz2-1.0:i386

Step 2. Installing OpenJDK.

Android Studio requires JDK for proper working. Now run the following command to install OpenJDK to your system:

sudo apt install default-jdk

Step 3. Installing Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04.

  • Install Android Studio from Official Repository

By default, the Android Studio is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of Android Studio from the official page:

wget https://dl.google.com/dl/android/studio/ide-zips/2021.1.1.23/android-studio-2021.1.1.23-linux.tar.gz

After you have downloaded the file, it’s time to unpack it:

tar -zxvf android-studio-*-linux.tar.gz
sudo mv android-studio /opt/

Then, link the executable to /bin directory so that you can quickly start Android Studio using android-studio command:

sudo ln -sf /opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh /bin/android-studio

Next, create a .desktop file under the /usr/share/applications a directory that lets you start Android Studio from the Activities.

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/android-studio.desktop

Add the following files:

[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=Android Studio
Comment=Android Studio
Exec=bash -i "/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh" %f
Icon=/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.png
Categories=Development;IDE;
Terminal=false
StartupNotify=true
StartupWMClass=jetbrains-android-studio
Name[en_GB]=android-studio.desktop

Save and close the file.

  • Install Android Studio from Snap Store.

If Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:

sudo apt install snapd

To install Android Studio, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install android-studio --classic

Step 4. Accessing Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Android Studio or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

android-studio

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Android Studio. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Android Studio on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Android Studio website.

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r00t

r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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