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I am very dizzy! Somebody help me with my Ubuntu

This is a pretty long question and is much of my 2 week history. Please bare with me and help me out of this. As the question states I am now feeling dizzy after struggling with my ubuntu machine ...
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Where to download the Cycles render engine?

I've installed Blender from Software Center, but it doesn't contain the Cycles render engine by default. Is it a different package or do I need to download Blender from a PPA?
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permanently configuring windows to ignore ALT

I use Blender a lot (not as much as I used to but still heavily at times). It relies on utilizing the ALT key to move around within a scene. Unity uses ALT to grab windows and allow you to move them ...
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How to install and keep updated most recent versions of blender in ubuntu

Blender is a perfect piece of software with many brillian changes in each minor release. But often most recent versions of ubuntu does not have latest versions of blender.
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How to enable the blender console?

I have installed Blender 2.65a from its official site but am unable to activate the console for python. I'm unable to run in terminal since it is not installed from Ubuntu Software Center because it ...
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How can I turn off alt-right mouse button function in 12.10?

By default the key-mouse combination activates the window menu. The "activate the window menu" shortcut is currently set to "alt+space." The Alt-RMB key combo is used in blender for selecting edge ...
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Can't disable Alt + mouse buttons combinations

I've already searched through the questions, and didn't find the same question as I want to ask. I'm working in blender and there are some combinations that I am used to and remapping them in blender ...
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Correct configuration of graphics card Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX Optimus on 12.10 x64 (ASUS K53S Laptop)

Recently I installed the latest version of Ubuntu in my laptop. I made the installation with the following guide. The graphic card works and the window displays optirun glxspheres in operation and ...
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Does CUDA work on 12.10?

Has anyone tryed CUDA on Ubuntu 12.10 with Blender or another programm? In the last beta of Quantal CUDA wasn't working. I would like to update from 12.04 to 12.10 final but only if CUDA still works. ...
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Cuda installation in 12.10 Quantal Quetzal [closed]

I updated from 12.04 to 12.10 and CUDA is not working anymore! Blender says: "cuda kernel compilation failed". But OpenCL works (but is much slower than cuda)! On precise CUDA worked just fine! Is ...
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Where is the startup file after blender upgrade to 2.64?

So, after the upgrade to blender 2.64 my preferences are lost and i have to set it up from the beginning BUT I do not want that. Any ideas of where the blender config file is?
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Blender won't save images

This should be a simple question. I am unable to save any images I render in blender. I set the output to be /home/john/Pictures/binary.png, the image type to PNG, and checked the "File Extensions" ...
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Compile latest blender on ubuntu 12.0464bit?

What i want is to compile latest blender from SVN. I am using this guide My issues are: How can i install it with the final .deb created file and how can i give this package to a ppa! So, when i ...
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How do I install the latest Blender 3D builds from a PPA?

My problem is that i want to install latest blender and upgrade it automatically via sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade . So, i tried to add a repository sudo add-apt-repository ...
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No widget drag/drop in Qt Creator after Blender-startup

My problem is that every time I start Blender 2.63 in 12.04 (64-bit), I am not able to drag and drop widgets in Qt Creator anymore, even after closing Blender again. I have tried restarting Qt, ...
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Somes importants shorcuts of Blender does not work on Ubuntu

In Ubuntu (and Mint) some important shortcuts for Blender does not work. Alt + right click to select an edge loop (heavily used on all 3D softwares) doesn't work, a useless menu of Ubuntu pop up to ...
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GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found

When I try to run Blender builds from Graphicall.org (11.04 Natty 64-bit), I get the following message: ./blender: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version 'GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found ...
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Exporting .blend files using OgreXML

My question is a simple one this time: how can I export .blend files using OgreXML in ubuntu 12.04(x64)? I've installed blender-ogrexml, but how do I get it to work, or am I doing it completely wrong? ...
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Alt+Left Click , how to remove shortcut

I have Ubuntu and GNOME 3 and when I do Alt+Left-click it grabs the current window. How do I stop this from happening, as I need this shortcut in Blender which I update often so changing it inside ...
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Ubuntu not installing newest version of apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do software updates work? Hi I just installed blender and gimp only to find that it is installing older versions not the newest versions. It installed gimp 2.6 ...
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Where does Blender install on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to put some export scripts into Blender but I simply cannot find the installation path! I'm using the latest versions of both Ubuntu and Blender, which I have installed with apt-get ...
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GLX missing, Unity 3d/various programs are not working! [closed]

I just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and while I was installing my programs I found I couldn't open Blender. The application wouldn't start. When I typed it in to the console I got this message: ...
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Where can I find Blender tutorials?

Where are some blender tutorials, (preferably 2.63) I used blender back in the old days, when they used the old GUI. and since then i havened used it. I want to learn it again, but the GUI change ...
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Why Blender has no Cycles render built in?

There is no Cycles Render in Blender. And there is no OpenCL and CUDA acceleration support. Please improve this and update the repositary (Blender 2.63)
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I cannot see Blender. What information do I need to fix this? [closed]

I just installed dual monitors and it has caused a lot of problems with the graphical interface. Weather indicator isn't working right, workspace changer doesn't do what its supposed to, everything ...
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Blender 2.62 tutorial for architectural works? [closed]

i just want to learn all staff aboout blender and how to work with it.I am trying to go on linux only and without a windows partition in my system!So i cannot work with autocad in linux also with 3ds ...
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Collada plugin for Blender missing? [closed]

I've installed Blender, version 2.58.0 that comes with Ubuntu 11.10, Everything works fine but I can't export to .dae (Collada). It seems Blender 2.5x comes with the exporter plug-in already, however ...
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How I install Blender 2.62_freestyle on ubuntu 11.10?

How do I install blender 2.62_freestyle on ubuntu 11.10. This is a specific build of blender from the Graphicall.org website.
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Bumblebee ubuntu 12.04 blender

Hi there I used ironhide on 11.10 but in 12.04 I cannot install it because of the ppa (possibly removed) then I installed the bumblebee because blender doesn't working with cuda suport.. Does any one ...
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How to get Autocad working with Wine?

I am trying 3 years now installing Autocad,*3ds Max* and Revit architecture on Ubuntu with wine! Every year I am very optimistic 'cause I see the new wine versions already improved. So, now I am ...
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Compiling software in Ubuntu 10.10 and creating working shortcuts through sub-menus

A few subjects that I've found considerable lack of documentation on is the downloading of software outside of each distro's respective package manager, compiling it, and executing a working program ...
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GPU Very limited vertex buffers (I think that's the problem…)

I run Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D505 with the supposedly dreaded intel 855 graphics card/processor. I am having problems with several 3D modeling programs, including Blender and K-3D. Whenever ...
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How to install blender from the official website

I installed blender from official repository but its version is 2.59 so i downloaded version 2.61 from their web site . It works without any installation ,but i want to replace blender 2.59 with ...
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where can i find warblender [closed]

warblender is a blender plug-in which allows you to save project to .mdx i tried to download via http://projects.blender.org/frs/?group_id=67 but all the download links are 0 bytes sudo bzr branch ...
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Blender 2.5 render will not export sound

I have tried several formats, but my blender animation render will not have sound. In blender, it plays fine when I press the play button, but there is no sound in the render. Can someone help me with ...
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Blender Distorted UI

I have just downloaded the latest version of Blender from the website on to my Xubuntu machine, when I open it, I get this: The screenshot below is a zoomed in version of the top left of the screen, ...
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Blender has weird fuzzy misbehaving icon in launcher

I got Blender 2.58 (stable) from blender.org (downloaded the package, extracted it). Everything works fine, but the only thing that bugs me is that the icon in the launcher (when I open it) is really ...
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Trying to install Phatch getting dependency issues regarding blender, try to install blender more dependency issues

So I am trying to install the latest version of Phatch using the .deb for ubuntu available on their site and installing through the Ubuntu Software center. I get the message "Cannot install blender". ...
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How usable is BlenderCAD project right now?

There is not much documentation in the project page. Did anyone try it on Ubuntu? In any case, what to expect from it? Can it become a FOSS alternative to Catia, Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks?
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Is Blender good as a CAD tool?

For instance for mechanical engineering; from what I've seen, Blender is quite flexible and powerful so maybe it serves well for this also?
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How to add Blender menu item in main menu?

Downloaded blender. How can I add menu item with blender icon in main menu?
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Problems with Blender3D and ATI graphics [closed]

I recently upgraded to 10.04, then to an ATI graphics card (I used the internal graphics port before) and now noticed that blender is behaving very strange. Menus don't work or very slowly, fragments ...
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Is there a PPA for the latest Blender version?

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 ...