Install Android Development Environment under Arch Linux

written on Thursday, March 31, 2011 by

How to install Eclipse and the Android Developer Tools under ArchLinux x64:

  1. sudo pacman -S eclipse
  2. yaourt -S android-sdk eclipse-android
  3. sudo usermod --groups android <user>
  4. Log out and back in (to update your permissions)
  5. Open Eclipse, select Window > Preferences, select Android on the left side.
  6. Choose /opt/android-sdk as your SDK location and click on Apply
  7. Select Window > Android SDK and AVD Manager
  8. Choose Available Packages on the left side
  9. Install at least the Android SDK Platform-tools and your desired Platform

That's it, the Android developer tools should now be usable.

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