How to Install Processing 3 on Lite Linux Easy Guide

May 15, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Processing Lite Linux

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

And Processing for Lite Linux 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 Lite Linux Guide give Focus only to the Essentials.

The Process of Install Processing on Lite Linux Works Also on All others Lite Releases.

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

    How to Install Processing 3 on Lite Linux - 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 Lite Linux - 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 see: How to Enable sudo

  5. Add Processing to Lite Linux 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/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 Linux - Processing Sketch Window

  8. How to Install Processing 3 on Lite Linux - Processing Sketch Window

  9. 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.

  10. 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:

    ls /usr/lib/jvm
  11. Processing How to Getting-Started Using Libraries

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


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