buildozer android NDK not downloading Ubuntu

fadii 09/05/2017. 1 answers, 80 views
python ubuntu android-ndk android-ndk kivy buildozer

I'am using the OS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have installed the buildozer in the python2 and python3.The android sdk is installed but the buildozer is showing error while downloading android NDK.Please do help me to solve this issue. Following is the Error.

  # Downloading
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/fadii/.local/bin/buildozer", line 11, in <module>
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/scripts/", line 13, in main
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/", line 1026, in run_command
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/", line 91, in run_commands
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/", line 101, in cmd_debug
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/", line 175, in prepare_for_build
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/targets/", line 499, in install_platform
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/targets/", line 309, in _install_android_ndk
  File "/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages/buildozer-0.33.dev0-py3.5.egg/buildozer/", line 671, in download
    urlretrieve(url, filename, report_hook)
  File "/usr/lib/python3.5/urllib/", line 1760, in retrieve
    block =
  File "/usr/lib/python3.5/", line 622, in func_wrapper
    return func(*args, **kwargs)

1 Answers

Haphi 02/12/2017.

I just had the same problem. When I tried the address of the NDK I found that google had changed the URL to the NDK.

Buildozer is configured with:

But currently it is:

The solution is to manually download the ndk from the working URL, unpack it and place the unpacked folder as new subfolder into:

fadii 02/14/2017
Thankyou it worked.
Haphi 02/14/2017
Glad to hear that! However: if you encounter more issues you should perhaps also consider trying to use a specific version of builddozer via: 1) git clone 2) cd into the directory and get a specific release e.g.: git checkout tags/v0.32 3) python build - Download Hi-Res Songs

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