Android Studio is the official IDE for the Android platform. It provides programmers with provides the fastest tools for building apps for every type of Android device.

Assuming you require a Debian distribution package download, follow these steps to installation.

You will first have to download all the All Android Studio Packages .zip folder from the website.

While the download is happening, open your Terminal with:


Install Java

Please run these commands one after the other:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

You will be prompted for a password, there is no visual feedback so, please practice caution when entering.

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

Install Android Studio

  1. Once the folder is done downloading, extract and move the downloaded .zip file into an appropriate folder.

  2. Using the filename you extracted the .zip file to, navigate to that folder in your terminal by running:

cd android-studio

cd bin


Once this is done you should be able to launch the application from the Dash.

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