This article covers the process to install the ADB and Fastboot on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. In fact, ADB or Android Debug Bridge is a command-line utility that lets us control an android device from the computer itself. Its part of Google Android SDK & can be used to run shell commands or to copy the files to & from the device & also to install or remove the applications from the device.
Fastboot is basically a diagnostics mode that is used to modify the Android file system from the computer when the android device is in bootloader mode. It’s an alternative to recovery mode & is normally used to perform updates or to perform installations.
How to install ADB & Fastboot on Ubuntu systems ?
1. To install both the ADB & Fastboot, execute the following command from the terminal:
$ sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot
2. Once the installation has been finished you can check the ADB version by running the following command:
$ adb version