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Install latest Android Studio on Linux Mint and Ubuntu

Android Studio is Android’s official IDE. It is purpose built for Android to accelerate your development and help you build the highest-quality apps for every Android device. Since the app is based on Intellij IDEA, Android Studio provides the fastest possible turnaround on your coding and running workflow.

The app offer tools custom-tailored for Android developers, including rich code editing, debugging, testing, profiling tools, a flexible build system, and an instant build/deploy system all allow you to focus on building unique and high quality apps.

Android Studio Features

  • Intelligent code editor
  • Fast and feature-rich emulator
  • Robust and flexible build system
  • Develop for all Android devices
  • Code templates and GitHub integration
  • C++ and NDK support
  • Firebase and Cloud integration
  • Testing tools & frameworks
  • Optimized for all Android devices
  • Designed for teams
  • Instant Run
  • Layout Editor
  • APK Analyzer
  • Vector Asset Studio
  • Translations Editor
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How to Install latest Android Studio 2.2.3 on Ubuntu 16.10 and below

Note that Java 9 appears not to work for now so please stick to Java 7 or Java 8.

sudo apt-get purge openjdk*s

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer

sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-set-default

Install Android Studio 2.2.3



cd android-studio/bin


Follow the instruction on screen to complete the installation

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