I am interested in trying out the Blender 2.54 beta, but don't have the time or patience to download and install all of the dependencies for it and compile it myself.
Is there a PPA somewhere that I can use to obtain a pre-compiled package for it?
You can also use https://launchpad.net/~irie/+archive/blender which is another alternative to the 2.5.x and the 2.4.x
For Blender 2.68.x -
For Blender 2.4.x -
IRIE's PPA has not been updated for 6 months now, I have setup a new one here:
You can install Blender 2.73rc1 and update as follows:
Given that IRIE's PPA has not been updated for 6 months now, I have setup a new one here:
You can install it and update as follows:
I've managed to find a PPA for version 2.53 beta:
Reference: How to use PPAs