1) Download the Android SDK for Linux. Currently, only i386 is available.
2) Extract the downloaded SDK to a folder. I like to place my binaries in ~/bin Here is an example:
tar xzf android-sdk_r05-linux_86.tgz cd android-sdk-linux-86
3) If you have a 64-bit Ubuntu instance, install Java...
This is an interesting article that summarizes the fact that all touchscreens are not created equal; they require a delicate balance of mechanical software design. It is mainly FYI and will serve some “general knowledge” utility for us.