In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Android Studio on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Android Studio is a popular development software used especially for developing android applications. It is developed by Google and is available for various platforms like Windows, Linux, and macOS.
Android Studio Features
- Flexible Gradle-based build system
- Build variants and multiple apk file generation
- Code templates to help you build common app features
- Rich layout editor with support for drag and drop theme editing
- Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility, and other problems
- ProGuard and app-signing capabilities
- Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine
- Operating System with CentOS 8
- Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
- Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
- PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
- Powershell for Windows 10/11
- Familiar with DNF Commands
Install Android Studio on CentOS 8
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo dnf install epel-release sudo dnf update
Step 2. Enable Snapd on CentOS systems.
Run the following commands to install Snap:
sudo dnf install snapd
Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
Step 3. Install Android Studio on CentOS systems.
To install Android Studio, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install android-studio --classic
Step 4. Accessing Android Studio.
Once installed, you can start Android Studio either by typing android-studio in your terminal or by clicking on the Android Studio icon (Activities -> Android Studio).
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Android Studio on CentOS 8 systems. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below.