Android Development Environment

Android development Quick Start
Notes on System Requirements

  • With Synaptic, install eclipse and sun-java6-jdk
  • Run sudo update-alternatives --config java and choose the java in java-6-sun.
  • Test with java -version. It should say “Java (TM)” rather than “OpenJDK”.

Notes on adb
For adb to see the Android when connected via USB, on the phone, enable Menu->Settings->Applications->Development->USB Debugging.
Run adb devices. If you see
List of devices attached
???????????? no permissions

Run this:
adb kill-server
sudo adb start-server
adb devices