Starting Android Development in Fedora

Install the Eclipse from Fedora default yum repository

yum install eclipse-jdt

To install Android ADT plugin, you need eclipse-wst, eclipse-emf and few other packages.

Easiest method is to configure/enable the eclipse update channel and then install that ADT plugin,

Click the ‘Install New Software’ and then Add any of the following eclipse update URL depending on the eclipse version.

For Eclipse 3.5 galileo,
For Eclipse 3.6 helios,
For Eclipse 3.7 indigo,

Note : Fedora 16 comes with Eclipse 3.7 by default.

Android SDK
Download the latest Android SDK from

Extract and Copy it to any path (installation path) like ‘/opt/andorid-sdk’.

Export Android SDK path :

export PATH

Open the eclipse and download the platform-tools and sdk-platform (API) using ADT.


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