Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges.
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Other Versions of this Tutorial
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
If you’re serious about developing for Andorid, or you just want to play around and see what app development is all about, Android Studio is the best option out there. It’s the official IDE developed by Google for writing Android apps.
Google developed Android Studio for Ubuntu. Up until recently, Google did all of their development on Ubuntu. They just switched over to Debian, in case you were wondering. Either way, it’s similar, so coding for Android on Ubuntu is a good idea.