Time for action – preparing Ubuntu Linux for Android development
To work with Android NDK, we need to check and install some system packages and utilities:
- First, Glibc (the GNU C standard library, in version 2.7 or later) must be installed. It is usually shipped with Linux systems by default. Check its version using the following command:
- We also need the Make build tool for native code. Installation can be performed using the following command:
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential
Alternatively, Make can be installed through Ubuntu Software Center. Look for build-essential in the dedicated search box and install the packages found: ...