Install Processing 3 Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial
The Step-by-Step Linux Tutorial Shows You How to Install and Getting-Started with Processing 3.x on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Unity Desktop.
And Processing for Ubuntu 16.04 is a flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the Visual Arts.
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 Ubuntu Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.
Open Terminal Shell emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for LinuxProcessing Linux .tgz
Double-Click on Archive and Extract Processing into /tmp
Relocate Processing into System Folder
(For a Local installation without Admin Privileges install into Home…)
Setting the SuperUser as Holder
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*
Switch the Processing directory
sudo mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Add Processing to Ubuntu Path
Making a Symlink:
sudo ln -s /opt/processing/processing /usr/local/bin/processing
Or Locally by:
ln -s /opt/processing/processing /home/magcig/.local/bin/processing
Next to Make Processing IDE Desktop Launcher
For a System-Wide Setup:
sudo sh /opt/processing/install.sh
Instead only for Your User:
Running Processing Sketch
Instead from Desktop Search for the ‘Processing’ App…
Check if Oracle Java JRE is Installed
How to Install Required Oracle Java JRE 8 on Linux: SetUp Java Oracle JRE 8 on Linux.
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:
Processing How to Getting-Started Using LibrariesProcessing Libraries Quick Guide
So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)
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