Software & Apps Linux How to Install Android Studio for Linux Satisfy 32-bit dependencies before you install Android Studio By Gary Newell Writer Gary Newell was a freelance contributor, application developer, and software tester with 20+ years in IT, working on Linux, UNIX, and Windows. our editorial process Gary Newell Updated February 23, 2020 Google Linux Switching from Windows Tweet Share Email Android Studio is the premier tool produced by Google for creating Android apps. Like many larger, modern apps, it installs through a small installation utility that prompts a full download during the installation process. Download Android Studio Your browser auto-detects your operating system. Click Download Options to manually download a different OS-specific version if your auto-detected version isn't accurate. Installation Requirements To run Android Studio on Linux, Google recommends the following system specs: GNOME or KDE desktop64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applicationsGNU C Library (glibc) 2.19 or later4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended2 GB of available disk space minimum, 4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution Getting Started Running Android Studio requires a few manually satisfied dependencies. On a 64-bit version of Ubuntu, install 32-bit libraries with the command: sudo apt install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 libbz2-1.0:i386 On a 64-bit version of Fedora, install 32-bit libraries with the command: sudo yum install zlib.i686 ncurses-libs.i686 bzip2-libs.i686 With these libraries installed, unpack the ZIP file for the Android Studio installer. For a user-specific installation, unpack it to someplace like /usr/local, or for a shared users, consider /opt. Launch the setup wizard by executing /android-studio/bin/studio.sh from wherever you unpacked the ZIP. Complete the installation using the graphical installer's prompts.