Processing Quick Start on Elementary OS
Hello Elementary User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Processing 3 on Linux Elementary OS 32/64-bit Pantheon Desktop.
All the Steps Involved in Getting-Started with a Productive Art Generation Processing 3 Environment are Clearly Described.
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 Elementary OS Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.
Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for LinuxProcessing Linux .tgz
Double-Click or Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
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:
Fix the Permissions with:
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*
Then Switch the contents:
sudo mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing
How to Add Processing to Elementary OS Path
sudo ln -s /opt/processing/processing /usr/local/bin/processing
Running Processing Sketch from Shell:
Processing How to Getting-Started Using LibrariesProcessing Quick Tutorials
How to Create an Application Launcher for Quick StartingMaking App Launcher Guide
So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Elementary OS Linux ;)