How-to QuickStart with Processing 3 on Debian 8 Jessie GNU/Linux Step-by-Step Guide

May 8th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Processing QuickStart for Debian Linux

The Step-by-Step Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Processing 3.x on Debian 8 Jessie 32/64bit Linux+GNU Desktop.

All the Steps Involved in Getting-Started with a Productive Art Generation Processing 3 Environment are Clearly Described.

The Installation of Oracle Java is Required for Coding in Java with Processing 3 Sketches.

The Instructions, Commands and Descriptions for Install Processing on Debian Guide are Expressly Reduced so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Debian Works Also on All others Debian Linux Releases.

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Debian 8 Jessie - Featured
  1. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

    Processing Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Processing into /tmp

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Debian 8 Jessie - Extract Processing

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Debian 8 Jessie - Open Terminal
  4. Add Processing to Debian Path

    su -c "ln -s /opt/processing/processing /usr/local/bin/processing"
  5. Running Processing Sketch:


    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Debian 8 Jessie - Processing Sketch Window

  6. Check if Java JDK is Installed
    (Optional for Programming Processing with Java)

    java -version

    How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Debian:
    SetUp Java Oracle JDK7 on Debian.

  7. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

    Processing Libraries Quick Guide
  8. So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Processing Installation Experience on Debian Linux ;)

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