Getting started with Android Studio on Ubuntu/Linux (14.04 LTS)

Android Studio is the new development environment for Android (officially recommended). It’s based on IntelliJ IDEA (Integrated Development Environment from JetBRAINS). You can still use Eclipse IDE though (however, it may not be supported once the Android Studio comes out of beta) but Android Studio brings lots of new features and improvements (Advanced Android code […]

Upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 14.04 “Trust Tahr” is released and It’s time to upgrade. Step 1. Backup Backup all the important files/configs/ etc. The upgrades usually go smooth but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have backup ready, in case anything goes wrong. Step 2. Disable proprietary drivers Remove proprietary binary drivers for graphic cards (Nvidia/AMD) etc as the linux […]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is released!

Ubuntu 14.04 (code named as Trusty Tahr) is released.  It’s a LTS release, so, it will be supported for next 5 years (the earlier LTS edition (12.04) was released two years ago). If you move from LTS to LTS (as I do, for primary development environment), then it’s time to upgrade. Download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS […]

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