How to Install Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Linux Step-by-Step Guide

April 25, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install Processing on Kubuntu Linux i386/amd64

The Step-by-Step Tutorial shows you How to Quick Start with Processing 3.x on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS 32/64-bit Linux Desktop.

All the Steps Involved in Getting-Started with a Productive Art Generation Processing 3 Environment are Clearly Described.

Especially relevant: the Installation of the Oracle Java Runtime is Required for Coding in Java with Processing 3 Sketches.

The Instructions, Commands and Descriptions for Install Processing on Kubuntu Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Kubuntu Works Also on All others Kubuntu Linux Releases.

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux

    Processing Linux .tgz
  2. Now Extract Processing into /tmp Folder
    In case Double-Click/Right-Click to Open it with the Archive Manager:

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extract Processing

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

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  4. Relocate Processing into System Folder.

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

    sudo ln -s /opt/processing/processing /usr/local/bin/processing
  6. Running Processing Sketch:


    Create a Processing App Launcher for Kubuntu Desktop

    How Launcher for Kubuntu

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Processing Sketch Window

  7. Check if Java JDK is Installed
    (Optional for Programming Processing with Java).

    java -version

    How to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Kubuntu

    Install Oracle JDK for Kubuntu
  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 Kubuntu Linux ;)

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