OS: Linux ubuntu 9.10 for desktop or laptop (http://www.ubuntu.com/)
Eclipse: Eclipse 3.5 Galileo (bundled with ubuntu 9.10)
Android SDK: Android SDK release 3 (http://developer.android.com/)
Start a Terminal and type the command:
$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk
For Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, refer the article
"How to install sun-java6-jdk on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS?"
- Android Er@2010-05-04 -
Download Android SDK:
Download Android SDk release 3 from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html, extract to any folder you want. In my case, it is $home/android-sdk-linux/
In ubuntu 9.10, Eclipse 3.5.1 is bundled currently. To install Eclipse on ubuntu, it can be downloaded from http://www.eclipse.org/, installe using Ubuntu Software Center (Application->Ubuntu Software Center in ubuntu menu bar), or installed using Synaptic Package Manager (System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager in ubuntu menu bar). I tried install using the download version and Ubuntu Software Center, both cannot be installed without error, so Synaptic Package Manager is suggested to install Eclipse.
Involve Synaptic Package Manager from System->Administration of Ubuntu top menu.
Type Eclipse in te Quick search box, select eclipse in the list and mark for installation.
Additional required changes are listed, click Mark to accept.
Click Apply to start installation
Installing the ADT Plugin
Start Eclipse, Click Help->Install New Software... from the top menu.
Click Available Software Sites to check if http://download.eclipse.org/releases/galileo is available. If not, add it.
Add a new site https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/
Select https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/, and wait a moment. The available will be listed. click to select it and click Next.
Click Next again
Accept the terms and click Finish.
Wait, you will be asked for security warning, click OK.
Wait installation to finish, and accept re-start after finished.
Setup Android SDT inside Eclipse:
Click Window->Preference in Eclipse top menu.
Select Android on the left, and browse to your Android SDK folder, it's $home/android-sdk-linux/ in my setup.
Click Window->Android SDK and AVD Manager
Click Available Package from the left, expend and select your expected packages, and click Install Selected.
Accept All, and Install Accepted.
Refer to the article http://android-er.blogspot.com/2009/10/create-avd-for-android-2-sdk.html
Now, the installation is finished.