How-to Install Processing 3 on OpenSUSE Linux Easy Guide

April 25th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Processing on OpenSUSE Linux i686/x8664




The Step-by-Step Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Processing 3.x on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x-Leap 32/64bit KDE/Gnome GNU/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 OpenSUSE Guide are Expressly Reduced so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

Quick-Start Processing 3 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - 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 OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - Extract Processing

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

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Processing into System Folder

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

    su -c "ln -s /opt/processing/processing \
    /usr/local/bin/processing"
  6. Running Processing Sketch:

    processing

    Create a Processing App Launcher for OpenSUSE Desktop:

    How Launcher for OpenSUSE

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - Processing Sketch Window

  7. 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.

  8. Fixing Java for Processing
    Remove the Bundle Java release:

    sudo rm -rf /tmp/processing*/java

    Symlinking the Oracle JRE Installation:

    sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/[jre1.X] \
    /tmp/processing*/java

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

    ls /usr/lib/jvm
  9. Relocate Processing into System Folder
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*"

    Then Switch contents with:

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing"
  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 OpenSUSE Linux ;)

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