How to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 25 Step-by-Step Guide

May 14, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Processing 3 on Fedora 25

You are Welcome! The Step-by-Step Tutorial shows you How to Install Processing 3.x on Fedora 25 GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Processing 3 for Fedora 25 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 Fedora Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.

How to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 25 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 25 - open terminal
  2. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux

    Processing Linux .tgz
  3. Now Extract Processing into /tmp Folder
    In case Double-Click/Right-Click to Open it with the Archive Manager:

    How to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 25 - Extract Processing

  4. Relocate Processing into System Folder.

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*
    sudo mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing
  5. Add Processing to Fedora 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
  6. Next to Make Processing IDE Desktop Launcher
    For a System-Wide Setup:

    sudo sh /opt/processing/

    Instead, only for Your User:

    sh /opt/processing/
  7. Running Processing Sketch
    From Shell:


    Instead, from Desktop Search for the ‘Processing’ App…
    How to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 27 - Processing Sketch Window

  8. Check if Oracle Java JRE is Installed

    java -version

    How to Install Oracle Java JRE 8 on Linux: SetUp Java Oracle JRE 8 on Linux.

  9. Fixing Java for Processing
    Remove the Bundle Java release:

    sudo rm -rf /opt/processing/java

    Symlinking the Oracle JRE Installation:

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

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

    ls /usr/java
  10. Check if Java JDK is Installed
    (Optional for Programming Processing with Java).

    java -version

    How to Install Recommended Oracle Java JDK on Fedora

    Install Oracle JDK for Fedora
  11. Processing How to Getting-Started Using Libraries

    Processing Quick Tutorials
  12. So Now Thanks to the Processing Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy the Processing Experience on Fedora ;)

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