How-to Quick-Start with Processing on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty Step-by-Step Guide

May 1st, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Processing 3 Quick-Start for Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty




Hello Xubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Processing 3.x Art Generation on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 32/64bit GNU/Linux Unity Desktop.

Processing is a flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the Visual Arts.

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 Reduced 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 17.04 Zesty - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Open Terminal
  2. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

    Processing Linux .tgz
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Processing into /tmp

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Extract Processing

  4. Relocate Processing into System Folder
    (For a Local installation without Admin Privileges install into Home…)
    Setting the SuperUser as Owner

    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 Look: Solution

  5. Add Processing to Xubuntu Path
    By making a Symlink

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

    processing

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty - 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. Processing How-to Getting-Started Using Libraries:

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

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