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Segmentation Fault when trying to run blender

I have been working on this for several hours now and don't know where else to go. I originally started building Blender on my Ubuntu Desktop v 14.04 based on this guide. Setting up git was no ...
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Running blender gives me libIlmImf.so.6

I installed blender ($sudo apt-get install blender) But when I run blender it gives me an error $blender blender: error while loading shared libraries: libIlmImf.so.6: cannot open shared object ...
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Error while opening blender

When I try to open blender it does nothing. I have tried to open it with the terminal which outputs this: fish: “blender” terminated by signal SIGSEGV (Address boundary error) (I am using fish ...
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blender version install on ubuntu

I installed Blender through the Software Center a while ago. Version 2.69 was installed and I want to upgrade to the newer v 2.76. I downloaded the program from blender.org, but now I'm stuck. I am ...
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Blender crashes on entering sculp mode on 12+(?) ubuntu

I think I once posted this long ago, but then it was either taken down or I deleted, since I found a way around it. I had hoped it would go away in time, but it didn't... So, the exact same version of ...
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Blender 2.76b Won't start

I am using blender for while but today when I click the shortcut It won't start nothing is happening. I have update the system before this issue. I am using Xubuntu 14.4
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I have software (blender 2.76b) running as an “executable” from my home/documents folder. Should I move it to opt? ( (k)ubuntu 14.04)

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 and everything I've read tells me to install 3rd party software in opt. everything is working fine but I want to know if I'm going to encounter problems later with add-ons ...
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nVidia driver messed up Blender

I bought a new nVidia card for Blender. Simply to use it as a render node (I think it is called that if you don't use it for display only to render the scene). I downloaded the appropriate .run file ...
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Downgrade GCC from 5.2.1 to 4.9 Ubuntu 15.10

Because of program compatibility issues I need to downgrade GCC to at least 4.9 How do I do this? Thanks. EDIT: The program is Blender and am trying to do GPU rendering. The specific error the ...
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Openshot trouble, help

I installed openshot today and so far I was doing kinda fine but when I went back to create a title(animated) it wont let me progress. I checked blender also it's there but I am helpless and unable to ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I am not sure if I must ask this in blender stakcexchange or in here. However, the problem is that when I run a custom compiled version of Blender(that wasn't compiled by me), I see this: ./blender: ...
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Mapping 12th mouse button in Blender?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04, 64bit, hooked up the Mad Catz R.A.T.7 mouse, however i am unable to map "Aim" button (code 12) in Blender. Everything else maps perfectly! Following code was added to Xorg.conf: ...
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How can I install Blender 2.76 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'd like to install Blender 2.76 on Ubuntu 14.04, but it's not officially available from the Ubuntu repos. How can I install it?
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Blender GPU rendering works from command line but not in crontab [duplicate]

I would like to schedule blender renderings with GPU support. I have created a bash file rendering.sh to do the job. I have scheduled it with sudo crontab -e. * * * * * sleep 0 ; sudo ...
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How to overcome the ALT key issue in blender?

What is the standard solution to this? Unfortunately Blender relies heavily on the "Alt key". I don't mind using the Super key instead. But some bindings are not easy to find at all in Blender.
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How to orbit in Blender without a MMB these days?

In Windows I use Alt + LMB Unfortunately this combination seems to conflict with something in Ubuntu, as it does change the cursor into a grabbing hand but does not orbit. I thought of using the Super ...
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What viewer supports multiple different formats? [closed]

I am currently trying to make a Linux distro, that will primarily be used to recover, backup, restore, scan Mac/Windows/Linux machines. When I recover data, it's hard to tell if the images(and or ...
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no openCL device in blender on ubuntu 15.04

i have ubuntu on a hd 7950oc with amd 1090t cpu.... when im going to set opencl device to cycle render it dont show anything except CPU. also i've installed lastest amd stock catalyst 15.9. how can i ...
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What kind of sources can be put into Natron or other Compositors for Linux?

I read the article on Compositing on Wikipedia and few other random pages, yet I have still an open Question. I know for sure, that the kind of sources that can be put into any Compositor are ...
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import mp4 file in blender

I installed blender to edit my videos with mp4 format, but when I started import files blender show me this error : "file could not be loaded"! I don't know what's the problem here! is a codec video ...
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Blender slow rendering when using GPU mode

I'm on ubuntu 15.04 and my laptop's graphic cards are Intel and Nvidia GTX 760m. I've installed latest version of driver available for nvidia (nvidia-355) from the repository which ubuntu has released ...
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Where did blender generate the system-info.txt file?

Today I launched Blender and asked it to generate system info as I was curious what this button what do: And after pressing that this came up: I also got this in Terminal: Info: System ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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I can not remove blender

I want to install the new version of blender (2.75), but first I have to remove my old version of blender (2.74), I try to remove blender with this command: sudo apt-get remove blender but when I ...
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How can I delete some strange squares that appears in my blender?

I had installed blender in my Ubuntu 14.04, but, when I add any figure, it appears some strange black squares. I had installed blender using this comands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/blender ...
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How to make Nvidia CUDA work? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, I can't ...
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mouse remapping doesnt work in Blender - middle click

I try to remap my logitech MK 705 mouse buttons, in Xubuntu 14.04 for this i used : xinput set-button-map I wanted remap my Wheel left to be a Middle click. ( I need to use a lot of the ...
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Unable to get Nvidia GT720 work fine beside hybrid Intel graphic - laptop with Ubuntu 14.04

My 1st post on AskUbuntu! I have an ASUS X75V laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The graphic equipement is hybrid : an Intel graphic card (default card, recognized by Ubuntu) and a Nvidia ...
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Every video editor crashing! [11GB AVI File vs Openshot & KDen Live]

After about 5-6 hours of waiting in Blender, I finally get an 11GB avi video file that is a audio visualisation of the song Stay With Me by Mendum generated by a script I made. The file is rather ...
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Building and linking to a executable

I'm interested in creating a system wide executable or link for the latest version of Blender which I built from source using this wiki. Long story short, I got it built and it appears to run ...
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cant install cuda toolkit

I followed the instructions per this page. Now, I get this error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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Getting Blender audio to work in Ubuntu 14.10

I can't get audio to work using the blender video editing tool. Is there some setting that needs to be turned on? Is there some library that needs to be installed for Ubuntu 14.10? Thanks.
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Disable all keyboard shortcuts except for Alt+Tab in program

I'm trying to use the 3D software Blender in Ubuntu and the software is very keyboard shortcut heavy. The issue is, a lot of the keyboard shortcuts overlap with Ubuntu's system shortcuts. For example, ...
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Can Ubuntu fully utilize 64 processors and 64Gb RAM in an HPC (cluster): SGI Altix 3000?

I have a chance to buy an older (2003) SGI Altix 3000 with 64 processors and 64GB RAM. Can ubuntu utilize all of those processors using programs such as blender, openshot (or other HD video apps) -, ...
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How to compile Blender on ubuntu 14.04?

I am just using ubuntu 14.04, and i want to compile blender with Cmake, Here is the Website:http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Building_Blender/Linux/Ubuntu/CMake When i already in the Cmake ...
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XAMPP and Blender isn't running

I'm trying to install XAMPP server and Blender on my PC (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and whenever I try and open it, it just doesn't open.. so I thought "ok fair enough, let's do this the hard way" and did it ...
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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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Cluster Beowulf for Blender

Hello wonderful people of the Ubuntu community Thanks for reading my question :) Anyone know how to configure properly in Ubuntu 14.04 server and load a Beowulf Cluster process Blender 3D for ...
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How to add a Custom Openshot Blender Template?

After Creating the appropriate files and structure as listed ./blender/custom.xml ./blender/blend/custom.blend ./blender/scripts/custom.py ./blender/icons/custom.png and placed in the location ...
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CUDA conflict with Wine

Every time I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 my CUDA gets disabled, so I can't use GPU compute with Cycles in Blender. For some reason I can either use Wine or CUDA, not both. I forgot to mention that ...
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Cannot see anything in the viewport

Whenever I open blender I cannot see anything in the viewport: no grid, no objects, nothing. It was suggested that it might be a hardware issue, if so how do I fix it? This is what I see:
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How To Make A Song With Lyrics

Today I was trying to make a video using song lyrics but I couldn't find a way, I want to add some effects for text(Animation) and Slide(Animation) I know many programs Windows relative but I don't ...
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Were is the Debian package for Blender 2.70a?

In the official repository of Ubuntu and Debian is only the 2.6 version of Blender. I searched with Google to find a Debian package to download. But I found nothing.
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“cannot open file userpref.blend@ for writing: Permission denied” in blender

I'm using blender 2.69, installed via software centre, and when I save my user preference through File -> User Preferences and click on "Save User Settings" there is a message "cannot open file ...
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Couldnt find a way to open blender software [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I downloaded the latest version of Blender (2.70a) from official blender.org site as an tar.bz2 file. My Ubuntu OS is 14.04 LTS amd64 bit os, and I am sure that I have downloaded ...
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Maximize error with chrome and blender under Gnome 3

Images say a 1000 words: This happens after I maximize the window, the content of the window is moved a little to the right. This only happens with chrome and blender (didn't happen with older ...
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Blender 2.70 not installed, but can open it, yet can't find it in dash or add it to launcher [duplicate]

I have downloaded Blender 2.7 and moved it to folder /opt and yet I can't find it in dash or place it in launcher. I have searched for solutions on the net, but I don't quite understand those.
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How do I turn around my object in blender?

When I switched to Ubuntu, I got blender with apt-get and launched it. It's good, but I can't get one thing: I used the middle mouse button to turn while using Blender in my previous operating system, ...