How to install Flutter, Android Studio, and Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu

I’m putting up these steps as reference for future upgrades to Flutter.

Step 1: Install Flutter

  • Download the Flutter zip from the official site
  • Unzip the files
  • Afterwards, the extracted files would be in
/home/your-ubuntu-username/Downloads/flutter
  • In your terminal, enter:
sudo nano ~/.bashrc
  • At the bottom, insert:
export PATH="$PATH:$HOME/Downloads/flutter/bin"
  • Exit nano with Ctrl + x then save

Step 2: Install Android Studio

  • Download the Android Studio SDK zip from the official site
  • Unzip the files
  • Afterwards, the extracted files would be in
/home/your-ubuntu-username/Downloads/android-studio
  • In your terminal, cd into
/home/your-ubuntu-username/Downloads/android-studio/bin
  • Run sh studio.sh

  • In Android Studio, click Tools --> Create desktop entry..

  • Go to File --> Settings --> Plugins

  • Select Marketplace

  • Choose and install Flutter


Step 3: Install Visual Studio Code

  • Download the .deb file from the official site
  • Double-click the .deb file