How to Install Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa Step-by-Step Guide

December 20, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Processing 3 Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You How to Install Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa LTS Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 32/64-bit Desktop.

All the Steps Involved in Getting-Started with a Productive Art Generation Processing 3 Environment are Clearly Described.

The Installation of Oracle Java is Required for Coding in Java with Processing 3 Sketches.

The Instructions, Commands and Descriptions for Install Processing on Linux Mint Guide are Expressly Essentials so to Give Focus only the Essentials.

Quick-Start Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 - Open Terminal
  2. Download the Latest Processing 3 Release for Linux:

    Processing 3 Linux .zip
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
  4. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Quick-Start Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 - Open Terminal
  5. 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.

  6. 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
  7. Relocate Processing into System Folder

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/processing*"
    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/processing* /opt/processing"
  8. Add Processing to Mint 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
  9. 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
  10. Running Processing Sketch
    From Shell:

    processing

    Instead from Desktop Search for the ‘Processing’ App…
    How to Install Processing 3 on Linux Mint 19.1 - Processing Sketch Window

  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 Linux Mint ;)


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