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Today, we setup react native environment in ubuntu for run react native app.
For setup react native environment in ubuntu you have to install some dependencies written below
- Install node and npm
- Install Android Studio
- Install react-native
Install node and npm
for start installing dependencies first update your package manager.
sudo apt-get update
install c++ compiler. It may already exists, but just in case.
sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/creationix/nvm/v0.34.0/install.sh | bash
after installation close and reopen terminal and check nvm version
sudo nvm install node
set default node version for nvm
nvm alias default node
Verify that the node & npm were successfully installed by printing their versions
Install Android Studio
before install android studio install java
sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre openjdk-8-jdk
Install android studio
In ubuntu 18.04, snap command is provided which is containerised software packages that are simple to create and install on all linux distributions https://snapcraft.io/
sudo snap install android-studio
Configure build path in your .bash_profile or .zshrc
export ANDROID_HOME=$HOME/Android/Sdk export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/tools export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/tools/bin export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/emulator
Set alias to shorten command to run emulator
alias run-emu="$ANDROID_HOME/tools/emulator @pixel2"
Reload bash_profile or .zshrc
source ~/.bash_profile // or source ~/.zshrc
Generate emulator & run emulator
- In order to make
avdmanagercommand to work, you should start android-studio and complete installation first.
- Also system-images should be installed Type below command to install the system image.
sdkmanager --install "system-images;android-27;google_apis;x86"
Create avd device
avdmanager create avd -n doo1 -k "system-images;android-27;google_apis_playstore;x86" --device 'Nexus 5X
emu -avd doo1
List emulators. You will see doo1 as a result.
emu -avd -list-avds
To install pixel device, you can do following.
- install missing module
sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386
avdmanager create avd -n doo1 -k "system-images;android-28;google_apis;x86" --device 'pixel'
- Trouble shooting with permission
Sometimes there is permission issue running device telling to grant permisson on
sudo apt install qemu-kvm
sudo adduser <your username> kvm
sudo chown <your username> /dev/kvm
React Native is distributed as two npm packages, react-native-cli and react-native. The first one is a lightweight package that should be installed globally (npm install -g react-native-cli).
install React Native CLI globally
npm install -g react-native-cli
- Create react-native project via react-native-cli.
react-native init Infinitbility
Finally run your react-native project.
Move to created project dir.
Start react-native packager
open up another terminal and run android