How-to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 26 Step-by-Step Guide

May 14th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Processing 3 on Fedora 26

You are Welcome! The Step-by-Step Tutorial Shows You How-to Install Processing 3.x on Fedora 26 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Processing 3 for Fedora 26 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 Fedora Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

How-to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 26 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 26 - open terminal
  2. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

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

    How-to Install Processing 3 on Fedora 26 - 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 Installation:

    sudo sh /opt/processing/install.sh

    Instead only for Your User:

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

    processing

    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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