Android SDK is powerful development kits for mobile devices based on Android OS. It will help you to customize apps through a built in emulator that emulates the Android operating system in Linux, Windows, etc. It mean, you are free to develop, debug and test apps for your need.
OK, lets install the Android SDK latest version under ubuntu. Now under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 via PPA, it version release 18. As another options, just Check the link here for completed steps, maybe, you plan to install it manually.
Steps of Installation Android SDK ( Release 18).
Just run from your terminal these following command now:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/devel
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install android-sdk
Note : Remember, Android SDK will be founded in "/usr/bin/android-sdk-linux" folder). In next steps after adding the ADT plugin, you must include this path soon in Eclipse (Preferences window).
Now, run the Android SDK Manager from terminal to execute adding Android platforms. Prepare for adding the other programs related to packages.
Steps ADT Installation at platform Eclipse
Now, using the dash to start Eclipse and go to Help > Install Software
Go click the Add button when pop-up windows appears, and fill out the details and press OK.
Plugin : DT Plugin ( Name Field )
URL : https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ ( location Field )
The list of tools to be downloaded will show up. Just click Next
Click Finish to starts the installation of selection items. But you must accept the license agreements before.
Just wait until the installation finished and restart the eclipse to make the changes take effect. Now, Prepare yourself to develop your own apps and games for your Android.
Android SDK (Release 18) Installation On Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 Via PPA