How to install android studio in Linux operating system

Android Studio is the most popular and powerful IDE for developing and creating Android application. It is specially developed by Android to created every types of Android application. It has also in-built emulator to test application on any virtual device. It also provides APK analyzer to reduce your Android app size by inspecting the contents of your app APK file even if it is not developed in Android Studio.

In this article, we will discuss on how to install Android Studio in your Linux operating system.


To install and work in Android Studio, you need bellow system requirements.
1. GNOME or KDE desktop
Tested on gLinux based on Debian (4.19.67-2rodete2).

2. 64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applications

3. GNU C Library (glibc) 2.19 or later

4. 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended

5. 2 GB of available disk space minimum,
4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)

6. 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution


There are many ways to install Android Studio in Linux operating system. We will discuss on some of easy ways to install.

Download from official Website

This is the easy and simple way to install Android Studio in your Linux OS. For that, first go to Download page of Android studio's official website. And click on Download Android Studio button. This will open pop-up modal box. Now check on Terms and Condition checkbox and click Download button.

This will download package file of latest version of Android Studio.

After that unzip the package file with GUI or from the Terminal via command line system.

tar xvzf android-studio-ide-191.6010548-linux.tar.gz

Then Go to android-studio/bin folder

cd android-studio/bin

And run the bellow command


This will open start Android Studio with bellow pop-up modal.

You can also import the settings or skip and direct start Android Studio. It will now open Application create wizard. Now you can start to create yoour awesome application.

Note: If you do not need Android Studio, you can download the basic Android command line tools below. You can use the included sdkmanager to download other SDK packages.

Software Center

One other easy way to install is direct install from the Software Center application like Ubuntu has Ubuntu Softwares.

For that open Software application and search for Android Studio and open the bellow application page. Now click Install button. It will ask for user password and will start to install Android Appllication.

After installation complete, search Android Studio and open. Now you can start creating your awesome Android application.

Install via Command Line for Ubuntu

One simple way is install from the Terminal. In this method, you need to install snap. It is a software deployment and package management system built by Canonical.

Install snap by running bellow command.

sudo apt install snapd

And then install Android Studio

sudo snap install android-studio

To remove Android Studio, run the bellow command

sudo snap remove android-studio

It will start to uninstall Android Studio.


This is the way you can install Android Studio. In the next chapter we will discuss on how to create simple. Also please give your review in the bellow comment section.