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How To Install Android Studio on Linux Mint 19 “Tara”

How To Install Android Studio on Linux Mint 19 “Tara”


Check whether your CPU supports Intel VT / AMD SVM or not.



egrep --color 'vmx|svm' /proc/cpuinfo | wc -l




If the above output is non-zero, then your machine has Intel or AMD virtualization support.



Install KVM and other utilities


sudo apt install -y qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils wget unzip


Add your user "thierry" ( or your own user name) to the KVM group.


sudo usermod -aG kvm thierry
sudo usermod -aG libvirt thierry


Reboot the machine or Log out and log in back.



Install 32-bit libraries


Use the apt command install 32-bit libraries.


sudo apt update

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



Install Java



Android Studio requires Oracle JDK 8 (not OpenJDK) to function correctly.



First, add Oracle JDK repository on the system.


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java



Then, install the Oracle JDK 8 using the following command.



sudo apt update

sudo apt install -y oracle-java8-installer

sudo apt install -y oracle-java8-set-default


During the Oracle JAVA installation, you would need to accept the Oracle License agreement



Check the java version


java -version



java version "1.8.0_181"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_181-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.181-b13, mixed mode)



Install Android Studio on Linux Mint 19


Use the given link to download the latest version of Android Studio (Recommended Method).




Move the downloaded archive to /opt or to your desired directory and extract it there using the unzip command.


sudo mv android-studio-ide-* /opt/

cd /opt/

sudo unzip /opt/android-studio-ide-*



 Can be done by the UI.


Change the permission of extracted files.


sudo chown -R raj:raj android-studio




 Start the Android Studio by executing from the bin directory.



cd /opt/android-studio/bin/




 Symlink the executable to /bin directory so that you can quickly start Android Studio using android-studio command irrespective of the current working directory.


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


Create Android Studio Launcher Icon on Linux Mint 19


 To make Android Studio available in your list of applications, select Tools >> Create Desktop Entry from the Android Studio menu bar.



Access Android Studio









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How To Install Android Studio on Linux Mint 19 “Tara”



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