How to Install Processing 3 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64-bit Linux Step-by-Step Guide

April 25, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

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.

The Installation of Oracle Java is Required for Coding in Java with Processing 3 Sketches.

The Instructions, Commands and Descriptions for Install Processing on Kubuntu Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only 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. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Processing into /tmp

    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
  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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