Open-source 3D CAD, animation and rendering tool. Used for animation, architecture, 3D modeling, and gaming. See blender.org for more details.

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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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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 Ubuntu repository but its version is always behind the version available from the official Blender website. I'm aware that I can launch the program within the ...
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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 ...