Installing Android SDK on Ubuntu Desktop 13.04

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I want to learn about Android application and heard about phonegap. Android SDK is a must have before proceed to next step. Here my documentation for install android SDK on my Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 :

Get latest SDK Tools, minimalist is better. I pick SDK Tools only.

After get the link via firefox I decide to use wget :

$ wget -c
$ mv android-sdk_r22.3-linux.tgz /home/alamsyah/
$ cd /home/alamsyah/
$ tar xvzf android-sdk_r22.3-linux.tgz

update path ::

$ export PATH="$HOME/android-sdk-linux/tools:$HOME/android-sdk-linux/platforms:$PATH"

$ echo $PATH


install jdk andΒ  ant

$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk ant


Click Install 9 Packages button to continue and get rid of “missing platform tools” error message.


After install remaining packages then the path need to adjust :

Last one need to install related to Android SDK is : android debug bridge
$ sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb

Enough πŸ™‚