How-to Install Processing 3 on Fedora Linux Step-by-Step Guide

March 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Processing Quick-Start on Fedora Linux

The Step-by-Step Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Processing 3 on Fedora 18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27 32/64-bit Linux 32/64-bit KDE/Gnome/Lxde/Xfce/Mate 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 Fedora Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Fedora Works Also on all Latest Fedora 18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27 Linux Releases.

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Fedora 18-19-20-21 - Featured
  1. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

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

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Fedora - Extract Processing

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

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Fedora 18-19-20-21 - 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/java/[jre1.X] \

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

    ls /usr/java
  6. Relocate Processing into System Folder

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*"
    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing"
  7. Add Processing to Fedora Path

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


    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Fedora - Processing Sketch Window

  9. Create a Processing App Launcher for Fedora Desktops:

    How Launcher for Linux Desktops
  10. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

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

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