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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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How to disable all unity shortcut keys when using Blender?

I use Blender, and there are some key shortcuts that conflict with Unity 7, like Ctrl+Alt+NumPad0, disabled in the "shortcuts" menu (and sometimes, the shortcut is automaticaly (?) reactivated!). But ...
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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 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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Blender keyboard binding over written by Unity key bindings

I am trying to use Blender to do some 3D modelling. And there is Blender shortcut CTR+ALT+0 is supposed to move the camera to current view. But in unity this shortcut minimizes the current window. Is ...
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GPU option is missing in Blender 2.69

I am new learner of blender3D. I installed Ubuntu two days ago, and was struggling installing my nvidia and blender on new OS. After more than 15 times fresh installation and following help forum I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to run a software from other drives rather than the root?

I downloaded the blender software from its official site and I read the installation procedure. It stated that blender can be run from any drives/partition on Ubuntu and all we must do is extract to ...
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Blender causes my screen backlights to flicker

I am using a desktop with a Radeon HD 5xxx CGU. Every time I work with Blender (no matter the version), my screen flickers at what seems to be random times (meaning I don't feel I am doing anything ...
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Blender closes alone in ubuntu 13:10

I installed Blender 2.69 via ppa in ubuntu saucy salamander he closes anytime when I am using it. I was wondering if anyone has gone through this, was it because of the ppa?
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Error adding YafRay addon to blender 2.69

I can't install YafRay addon to blender 2.69. I go to user preferences, addons and when I select the file yafray.zip, the blender showed me an error message. Can anyone help me?
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How to make a video from seperate frames

I used blender to create an animation, and i set the output to PNG. So i it is easier to analyse the animation. Now i want to turn those 180 png frames into a video. This is something that can be done ...
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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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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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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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Blender with multiple monitors

I run blender with multiple monitors and each window creates a new Icon in my taskbar, in comparison Gimp which has multiple windows does not. is there a way to fix this? I am running KDE desktop. I ...
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Blender 2.62 not rendering objects

Installed Blender (2.62) from Software Center. The interface loads good but objects are not visible in any view. It shows that objects are selected but they appear no where. Even the default cube, ...
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Can't run any Blender version with Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10, I also got the new Blender 2.69. Didn't work. It opens an empty window and then shuts down. I tried the usual method (download, unzip, click executable), tried ...
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Blender is not running in Ubuntu 12.04

I have downloaded Blender 2.68 from official website. After extracting the zipped file,earlier I was able to run it by simply clicking the 'blender' executable file in the folder. But now, whenever I ...
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blender does not start after kernel update despite reinstall

Hi I recently updated my ubuntu 12.04.3 installation with the new kernel 3.8.0.30 After that blender did not start any more with the message that: /usr/lib/blender/blender: error while loading shared ...
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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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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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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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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 ...