How-to Install Processing on Ubuntu and Getting-Started Step-by-Step Guide

September 30th, 2013 by Regaz

Install Processing on Ubuntu Linux i386/amd64




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 Ubuntu Guide are Expressly Reduced so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Ubuntu Works Also on Latest Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.01-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10 Saucy Releases.

Install Processing on Ubuntu - Featured
  1. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

    Processing Linux .tgz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Cmd and Search “term”

    Install Processing Ubuntu - Open Terminal
  4. Check if Oracle Java JRE is Installed

    java -version

    How-to Install Required Oracle Java JRE 8 on Linux: SetUp Java Oracle JRE 8 on Linux.

  5. 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:

    ls /usr/lib/jvm
  6. Relocate Processing into System Folder
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*"

    Then Switch contents with:

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing"
  7. Add Processing to Ubuntu Path

    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/processing/processing \
    /usr/local/bin/processing"
  8. Create a Processing App Launcher for Ubuntu Unity Desktop:

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  9. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

    Processing Quick Tutorials
  10. So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)

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