Processing Quick-Start on Elementary OS
Hello Elementary User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Processing 3 on Linux Elementary OS 32/64bit Pantheon 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 Elementary OS Guide are Expressly Reduced so to Give Focus only the Essentials.
Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:Processing Linux .tgz
- Double-Click or Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
Check if Oracle Java JRE is Installed
How-to Install Required Oracle Java JRE 8 on Linux: SetUp Java Oracle JRE 8 on Linux.
Fixing Java for Processing
Remove the Bundle Java release:
sudo rm -rf /tmp/processing*/java
Symlinking the Oracle JRE Installation:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/[jre1.X] \ /tmp/processing*/java
To finds the [jre1.X] Value to be replaced:
Fix the Permissions with:
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*
Then Switch the contents:
sudo mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing
How-to Add Processing to Elementary OS Path
sudo ln -s /opt/processing/processing \ /usr/local/bin/processing
Running Processing Sketch from Shell:
Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:Processing Quick Tutorials
How-to Create an Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:Linux Desktops How-Launcher
So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Elementary OS Linux ;)