This whitepaper describes the process of installing the SDK and setting up the development environments for developing applications running on IA-based Android™* devices.
Introduction to the Android SDK
The SDK includes tools and platform components for developers to build, test, and debug their Android applications, and manage the Android platform component installation. The SDK also provides easy ways to integrate with the build and development environments, for examples, with Eclipse or Apache Ant.
This section describes the hardware and software environments required by the Android SDK.
Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP* (32-bit), Vista* (32- or 64-bit), or Windows 7* (32- or 64-bit)
Linux* (Ubuntu, Fedora)
GNU C Library (glibc) 2.7 or later is required.
On Ubuntu Linux, version 8.04 or later is required.
On Fedora, target versions are F-12 and higher.
64-bit distributions must be capable of running 32-bit applications.
The Android SDK requires disk storage for all of the components that you choose to install. Additional disk space is required to run the emulator, for example, to create SD ...