How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu & LinuxMint via PPA

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android application development available for Linux systems. It is a flexible gradle-based build system and provides built-in support for Google cloud platform, making it easy to integrate Google cloud messaging and App Engine.

This article will help you to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 15.04, 14.10, 14.04 LTS & 12.04 LTS and LinuxMint systems using PPA.

Install JAVA

First make sure you have java installed on your system before installing android studio. If you don’t have already install java visit one of following link to install JAVA 7 or JAVA 8 on Ubuntu & LinuxMint systems.

Install Android Studio

Android Studio PPA is maintaining by Paolo Rotolo. We just need to add PPA to our system and install it using following set of commands.

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

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