How to setup ADB on Linux

Posted: 16 Φεβρουαρίου 2022 in Uncategorized

  • Download the Android SDK platform tool on your pc. Download link in the below section. (Link to download section)
  • Extract the file you can accessible easily For example (Desktop)
  • Open terminal on your LINUX
  • In the terminal, go to the folder where you just extracted ADB. enter the following command cd /path/to/extracted/folder/
  • For example cd /Users/Doug/Desktop/platform-tools/
  • Connect your smartphone to your computer with a USB cable. On your smartphone change the usb mode to “file transfer (MTP) mode. 
  • Next, Go to the command prompt and enter the following command to start adb daemon.
  • adb devices
  • On your smartphone popup the  “Allow USB debugging” option. Allow to connect your device to MAC OS
  •  After re-enter command: adb devices
  • If everything went right, the serial number of your Android device will appear at the MAC OS terminal.

Successfully! Now You are able to run any ADB command on your android device!

If you use any type of Linux software based on Debian, Fedora or SUSE on your computer, you should know that there is an even easier way to install the ADB drivers on your computer.

For Debian-based systems, just open a Terminal instance and run the command “sudo apt-get install adb” – without the quotes – and enter the root password. For its part, to carry out the process in Fedora or SUSE the command will be “sudo yum install android-tools”.

As you can see, setting up ADB drivers is not a complicated process if you follow the steps mentioned. In some cases, you can also use tools that perform this process automatically, such as Universal ADB drivers. Whichever method you choose, it is always advisable to have ADB drivers ready when it comes time to perform any kind of advanced operation on an Android device.

Examples of ADB Commands

When you use the ADB commands, you obviously have to make sure that the device you want to interact with is actually connected to your computer. Enter adb devices command on your terminal/command prompt.

We have listed some of the most useful adb commands. Let it check out.

  • Shows the list of devices connected and recognized by the PC : adb devices
  • Restarts the connected device : adb reboot
  • Reboots the device in Recovery Mode : adb reboot recovery
  • Reboots the device in Download Mode : adb reboot download
  • Reboots the device into Bootloader : adb reboot bootloader
  • Reboot the device in Fastboot Mode : adb reboot fastboot

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