How to install Android ADT Bundle with Eclipse on Debian x86_64

This is a very old post and you probably should not bee reading this, because it is deprecated. But if you insist, suit yourself.

Due to missing 32 bit libraries installation eclipse adt bundle fails to run on x64 Debian installation. This is how you can fix this:

How to install Android ADT Bundle dependencies:
  1. Download ADT Bundle from
  2. Open terminal and run as root:

    sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk ia32-libs lib32ncurses5 lib32stdc++6 

  3. open ‘Main Menu’ application and create menu item for ~/adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20130219/eclipse/eclipse


If you cannot find ’Main Menu’ in your applications - install alacarte package: sudo apt-get install alacarte

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