How to fix KVM permission denied error on Ubuntu 18.04

/dev/kvm device: permission denied is the error that I got while trying to run Android Virtual Device(AVD) on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.


The error message also shows a hint on what could be wrong: Grant current user access to /dev/kvm. A quick google search reveals that this is a common problem.

The easiest way to fix this would...


Installing Android Studio in Ubuntu 18.04

Learning Android app development was one of the things I always wanted to do. So after graduation I was determined to learn Android app development, build an app and publish it in the Google Play Store. The first step in learning Android app development is to setup the Android Studio IDE. Installing Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04 is pretty straight forward and the best thing is you don’t need to...