How-to Install Processing 3 on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy 32/64bit Step-by-Step Guide

March 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Processing on Xubuntu Linux i386/amd64




The Step-by-Step Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Processing 3 on Xubuntu 32/64bit Linux Xfce 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 Xubuntu Guide are Expressly Reduced so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

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

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Featured
  1. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

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

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy - Open Terminal
  4. Check if Java JDK is Installed

    java -version

    How-to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Xubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK for Xubuntu
  5. Relocate Processing into System Folder

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

    sudo su -c "ln -s /opt/processing/processing \
    /usr/local/bin/processing"
  7. Create a Processing App Launcher for Xubuntu Linux Desktop:

    How Launcher for Xubuntu
  8. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

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

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