Processing 3 Quick Start for Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty
Hello Xubuntu User! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-step How to Install and Getting-Started with Processing 3.x Art Generation on Xubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 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.
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 Xubuntu Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.
The Process of Install Processing on Xubuntu Works Also on All others Xubuntu Linux Releases.
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
Now Extract Processing into /tmp Folder
In case Double-Click/Right-Click to Open it with the Archive Manager:
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 see: How to Enable sudo
Add Processing to Xubuntu Path
By making a Symlink.
sudo ln -s /opt/processing/processing /usr/local/bin/processing
Running Processing Sketch:
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 Xubuntu Linux ;)