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I read that applications can be added to /opt and then symlinked from files in /usr/local/bin to make them accessible to all users. I tried doing that manually with Android Studio by extracting the tar file to /opt and creating a desktop entry for it in /usr/share/applications/.

But I noticed that unless I run it as sudo from the terminal, it doesn't work as expected (bugs while finding SDK and existing projects). I guess this is because Android Studio is not a static application, and tries to access files in its own folder. And the same problem occurs when I start it from the Launcher.

Is there a default way to do this to make Android Studio work for all users, like Google Chrome for eg.?

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