Tips For Installing Android S

Android Studio is the official IDE for developing and building Android apps. It’s built by Google on top of the JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA IDE. It comes with all what you need to write apps for Android with Java and Kotlin and build the final production APK.

Android Studio works across all major operating systems like Windows and Linux/Ubuntu. In this post, we’ll be looking at how you can install the latest version of Android Studio (v3.4 as of this writing) in your Ubuntu 19.04 system..


You need to have:

  • A machine with Ubuntu 19.04 or Ubuntu 18.04 installed,
  • OpenJDK 8 installed on your system. You can follow this post on how to install OpenJDK 8 on your Ubuntu 19.04 system or simply run the command.You can check if you have Java 8 installed on your system using the following command.

How to install Android Studio 3.4 on Ubuntu 19.04?

Now, if you have the prerequisites, let’s see how you can install the latest version of Android Studio in your latest version of Ubuntu.At the time of this writing, the latest stable version of Android Studio is v3.4.1.Go ahead and open your terminal and run the following command:You’ll be prompted for your sudo password, you need to enter it and hit Enter..Snaps work across Linux on any distribution or version. Bundle your dependencies and assets, simplifying installs to a single standard command.Wait for the installation procedure to complete and that’s it! You are ready to use Android Studio in your system.

How to Launch Android Studio?

After installing Android Studio, you can launch it right from your terminal by typing:You’ll be presented by a dialog box which tells you to import your Android settings. If you have a previous installation of Android Studio, simply browse to the configuration folder. If not, go with the default option which is Do not import settings.Next, you’ll be presented with a wizard which will help you set up your development environment for Android Studio.

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