How-to Install Processing 3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 32-64bit Linux Step-by-Step Guide

December 14, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Processing on Ubuntu Linux i386/amd64

The Step-by-Step Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Processing 3.x on Ubuntu 14.10 Trusty Unicorn 32/64-bit Linux Unity 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 Ubuntu Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

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

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - 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 Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - Extract Processing

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

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - 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 Ubuntu Path

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


    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic - 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 /opt/processing/java

    Symlinking the Oracle JRE Installation:

    sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/[jre1.X] /opt/processing/java

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

    ls /usr/lib/jvm
  9. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

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

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