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[DEPRECATED] Android Studio by Google packaged for Ubuntu.

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[DEPRECATED] Android Studio for Ubuntu

Please consider using ubuntu-make or mfonville's repo instead.

Install Android Studio VIA ubuntu-make

  # Install Ubuntu Make
  sudo apt install ubuntu-make

Install Android Studio

umake android

Android Studio by Google packaged for Ubuntu. Visit the official website here.


32-bit compatibility libraries

Q: I can't correctly build my project on Ubuntu amd64. Even if using a sample project with all default settings.

A: You probably need to install 32-bit compatibility libraries. Open a terminal and run:

sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 lib32stdc++6 lib32gcc1 lib32ncurses5 lib32z1 lib32z1-dev
Unable to start

Q: When I click on the icon, Android Studio just doesn't start. A: Did you install Java? Try to install Java 8 from this PPA.

Also, try:


If you have this error, you probably have to install the jdk:

Start Failed: Internal error. Please report to

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com.intellij.util.lang.ClassPath at java.lang.Class.initializeClass( [...]

Invisible icon

Q: Android Studio doesn't appear in Unity's dash / GNOME Overview.

A: I'm currently working on this issue. Meanwhile, you can manually start Android Studio with the following command:

HiDPI support

Q: Android Studio looks strange. Some icons and objects are way too small.

A: To fix some of these problems add


to these files:



screenshot from 2014-11-22 17 28 23

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