Skip to main content

Installing React Native Latest Version in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

1) Setup Node.JS

Start the terminal and run the following commands to install nodeJS:

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_5.x | sudo -E bash -

sudo apt-get install nodejs

If node command is unavailable

sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node

Alternatives NodeJS instalations:

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
 
or

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_7.x | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs

check if you have the current version

node -v 

Run the npm to install the react-native

sudo npm install -g react-native-cli

2) Setup Java

sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6 lib32z1 openjdk-7-jdk

3) Setup Android Studio:

Android SDK or Android Studio
http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

Android SDK e ENV
export ANDROID_HOME=/YOUR/LOCAL/ANDROID/SDK
export PATH=$PATH:$ANDROID_HOME/tools:$ANDROID_HOME/platform-tools

4) Setup emulator:

On the terminal run the command
android

Select "SDK Platforms" from within the SDK Manager and you should see a blue checkmark next to "Android 7.0 (Nougat)". In case it is not, click on the checkbox and then "Apply".
enter image description here

5) Start a project

Example app init

react-native init ReactNativeDemo && cd ReactNativeDemo

Obs: Always check if the version on android/app/build.gradle is the same as the Build Tools downloaded on your android SDK

android {
    compileSdkVersion XX
    buildToolsVersion "XX.X.X"
...

6) Run the project

Open Android AVD to set up a virtual android. Execute the command line:

android avd
 
Follow the instructions to create a virtual device and start it
Open another terminal and run the command lines:
react-native run-android
react-native start

Comments

  1. Nice blog! The content have written very well and it is easy to understand. Thank you so much for sharing with us. Keep posting.
    install wordpress ubuntu 16.04

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment