Android SDK and AVD Manager in your (Linux) Start Menu

The Android SDK and also AVD Manager can be started from the commandline, if you have the Android SDK Tools installed.

For instance, on my system I have android-sdk-tools in ~/android-sdk-tools, therefore I only need to go into that directory (cd ~/android-sdk-tools) and use the following command:

./Tools/android avd # start android avd manager
# or
./Tools/android sdk # start android sdk manager

This can be used for creating start menu entries, e.g., for XFCE. Mine look as follows:
~/.local/share/applications/menulibre-android-avd-manager.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=Android AVD Manager
Icon=phone-apple-iphone-symbolic
Exec=./android avd
Path=/home/ckreuzberger/android-sdk-linux/tools/
NoDisplay=false
Categories=Development;Utility;X-XFCE;X-Xfce-Toplevel;
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false

~/.local/share/applications/menulibre-android-sdk-manager.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Name=Android SDK Manager
Icon=phone-apple-iphone-symbolic
Exec=./android sdk
Path=/home/ckreuzberger/android-sdk-linux/tools/
NoDisplay=false
Categories=Development;Utility;X-XFCE;X-Xfce-Toplevel;
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false

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