Android studio setup

The following instructions are just the summary of the Google Android Studio official documentation on Ubuntu 14.10 x64

Setup Android Studio

  1. Download application
  2. Unzip application
  3. Install required libraries
sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 lib32bz2-1.0

Setup ADB

Official Google documentation:

# Go to the path of android-sdk
sudo ln -s /mnt/temp/Dev/android-sdk ~/android-sdk
sudo ln -s /mnt/temp/Dev/android-sdk/platform-tools/adb /usr/bin/adb

# Test
adb version

Android device (USB)

Official documentation:

Create configuration file

sudo vim /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

Add the following line

SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="12d1", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev"
  • The MODE assignment specifies read/write permissions
  • And GROUP defines which Unix group owns the device node.

sudo chmod a+r /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

reboot computer

(i) If you have issues you can follow that excellent post:

Android first app

Link to Google's tutorial: