Install Android Studio on Ubuntu using PPA

Android Studio is The IDE forAndroid app development kit from Google. The IDE is based on JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA. This IDE is a better alternative to Eclipse with ADT Plugin. Android studio can be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from the source build itself. Here is PPA for Android studio from Paolo Ratolo. So the installation is now lot easier on Ubuntu.

Install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04

We have a PPA which can be used to easily install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, Linux Mint and other Ubuntu based distributions. Android Studio comes with nearly 650 MB of Data. So a Good internet connection is appreciable.

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Open a terminal and run the following commands

 

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install android-studio

 

This will install android studio on ubuntu

Uninstall Android Studio:

 

If you don’t have already, install PPA Purge:

 

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

 

Now use the PPA Purge to purge the installed PPA:

 

sudo ppa-purge ppa:paolorotolo/android-studio

Download Android Studio Source

Platform Package Size MD5 Checksum
Windows android-studio-bundle-133.1028713-windows.exe 519592042 bytes 9029c18738a75830786326d62c96d557
Mac OS X android-studio-bundle-133.1028713-mac.dmg 497595811 bytes eb2474e6d17537ddfa535e6fe8adcf0d
Linux android-studio-bundle-133.1028713-linux.tgz 522177460 bytes cc847dd6249b3033737dabe0377c8c66

 

That is it. These quick steps will help to have a quick start of android developement in Ubuntu 14.04.

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