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

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

Install Processing on Xubuntu Linux i386/amd64

The Step-by-Step Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Processing 3.x on Xubuntu 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 Xubuntu Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

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

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

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


    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 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 Xubuntu Path

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


    Create a Processing App Launcher for Xubuntu Desktop:

    How Launcher for Xubuntu

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 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 Xubuntu:

    Install Oracle JDK 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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