How to Install Processing on Debian Linux and Getting-Started Easily

October 1, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Processing Quick-Start on Debian Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Processing 3 on Debian Linux 6-Squeezy/7-Wheezy/8-Jessie/9-Stretch/10-Buster i386/amd64 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 Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Debian Works Also on Latest Debian 5-Lenny/6-Squeeze/7-Wheezy/8-Jessie/9-Stretch Releases.

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

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

  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 /opt/processing/java

    Symlinking the Oracle JRE Installation:

    sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/[jre1.X] /opt/processing/java

    To finds the [jre1.X] Value to be replaced:

    ls /usr/lib/jvm
  6. Relocate Processing

    Fix the Permissions with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*

    Then Switch the contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  7. How-to Add Processing to Debian Path

    su -c "ln -s /opt/processing/processing \
  8. Running Processing Sketch from Shell:


    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Debian - Processing Sketch Window

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

    Processing Quick Tutorials
  10. How-to Create an Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Linux Desktops How-Launcher
  11. So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Debian Linux ;)

    Install Processing on Debian - Processing Command Window

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