Processing in Linux

Hi everyone,

First of all i am new to the forum so a quick hello to all!

I was trying to get my feet wet with processing for the first time. But after downloading the package from the AUR it wont open. The terminal gives this output.

Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Dawt.useSystemAAFontSettings=gasp
-Djava.ext.dirs=/usr/share/processing/java/lib/ext is not supported. Use -classpath instead.
Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.
Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.

Could someone perhaps help me with this issue? Thanks!

Processing from AUR (Archlinux) used to work great but, recently (like probably last year) its gone a bit wonky. I suggest you download directly from