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Install Android SDK on headless Ubuntu linux machine via command line, so that you can compile open source Android apps.
#!/bin/bash
adduser runner
#basic stuff
apt-get install curl
apt-get install screen
apt-get install xz-utils
apt-get install git
apt-get install ping
# Thanks to https://gist.github.com/wenzhixin/43cf3ce909c24948c6e7
# Execute this script in your home directory. Lines 17 and 21 will prompt you for a y/n
# Install Open JDK 8
add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
apt-get update
apt-get install wget
apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk-headless
apt-get install -y unzip make # NDK stuff
# Add some swap space, useful if you've got less than 2G of RAM
fallocate -l 2G /swapfile
chmod 600 /swapfile
mkswap /swapfile
swapon /swapfile
# Make sure you can execute 32 bit executables if this is 64 bit machine, otherwise skip this
dpkg --add-architecture i386
apt-get update
apt-get install -y libc6:i386 libstdc++6:i386 zlib1g:i386
#### as user
exec su - runner - << eof
# Get SDK tools (link from https://developer.android.com/studio/index.html#downloads)
wget https://dl.google.com/android/android-sdk_r24.4.1-linux.tgz
tar xf android-sdk*-linux.tgz
# Get NDK (https://developer.android.com/ndk/downloads/index.html)
wget https://dl.google.com/android/repository/android-ndk-r12b-linux-x86_64.zip
unzip android-ndk*.zip
# Let it update itself and install some stuff
cd android-sdk-linux/tools
echo y | ./android update sdk --no-ui
# Download every build-tools version that has ever existed
# This will save you time! Thank me later for this
echo y | ./android update sdk --all --no-ui --filter $(seq -s, 27)
# If you need additional packages for your app, check available packages with:
# ./android list sdk --all
# install certain packages with:
# ./android update sdk --no-ui --all --filter 1,2,3,<...>,N
# where N is the number of the package in the list (see previous command)
# Add the directory containing executables in PATH so that they can be found
touch ~/.bashrc
echo 'export ANDROID_HOME=/home/runner/android-sdk-linux' >> ~/.bashrc
echo 'export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/tools:$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools' >> ~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc
# Optionally run build system as daemon (speeds up build process)
mkdir -p ~/.gradle
echo 'org.gradle.daemon=true' >> ~/.gradle/gradle.properties
# See here: https://www.timroes.de/2013/09/12/speed-up-gradle/
eof
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