Building applications with React Native on Linux and macOS usually need some extra configuration like set environment variables that sometimes are not clear about where or how to put them.
Since right now I am using Arch Linux in my second computer, I decided to configure it to develop a React Native application so I installed everything and at the moment to run the app with
I got some errors regarding the version of the Java, the environment variable some others so in order to run your app correctly, you must perform the following steps
sudo pacman -S jdk8-openjdkbecause with Java 10, I couldn’t run the app (at least for me)
- Add JAVA_HOME to your .bash_profile file
- List your Java environments with
- Set a default Java environment with
archlinux-java set [java-8-openjdk]or the one printed in the previous command
With those simple steps you will be able to run your react-native application on Arch Linux.