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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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How to run Blender as a Service?

I have a python script that continually calls blender to do some rendering with various blend files os.system('blender -b testFile.blend --python-text render -- [args]') This call will open blender ...
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CUDA doesn't work!

I have Kubuntu 22.04 and I intalled all drivers via command line using '' sudo apt-get -y install nvidia-cuda-toolkit I'm unable to run Davinci Resolve with CUDA. I get an error message, "The GPU ...
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How to Install Latest Blender version without snap?

I need to be able to install the latest version of Blender in Docker without using snap because it's very complicated to setup in Docker and because I'm interested to know how to do this without snap. ...
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Blender Icon in the main menu not working when i clicking

Blender icon in main menu,when i clicked it nothing happend. but i launch via terminal it is opening. I'm tried with .desktop file but its also confusing about path of exec= and icon= Exec=blender %f ...
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Why isn’t my Radeon RX 580 showing up in blender with pro render?

So I have a Radeon RX 580 that I recently got and I also enabled the prorender add on for AMD RX cards but it just isn’t showing up. I am running Ubuntu 21.10. Any help is appreciated. I installed ...
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Blender 3.0.1 only has one view transform (standard) on Jammy

After upgrading to Ubuntu Studio 22.04 the only view transform that appears in Blender is Standard (which is not the default; filmic is the default). So basically there is no color management. I ...
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How to install and execute Blender 2.79 on Raspberry Pi 4?

I'm trying to install Blender 2.79, as I think it's the last version that is fully functional with my version of OpenGL. I'm running Ubuntu 22.04. I can install blender through sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.1 - Blender slow viewport

My problem is, that only the Blender version installed with apt (2.82) has normal (fast) viewport performance. All newer versions (2.9, 3.0 ...) from blender.org are very slow in the view port. Even ...
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Blender not runninng

I just downloaded the latest Blender version and it is not running when I double-click it or run it through the terminal. The only way to run the application is to call it as super user and even when ...
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Blender crashing while dealing with complicated tasks

I have used Blender 3.0.0 both from the default software repository and even from flathub and both versions crash when I import relatively complicated meshes and high resolution textures (e.g. https://...
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libpng.a(pngerror.o): requires dynamic R_X86_64_PC32 reloc against 'stderr'

I'm on Ubuntu 20 focal and I am trying to build Blender as a Python module. The final step of the build instructions is where I am having problems. My building gets to 100%, but then fails with the ...
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Ubuntu Studio 21.04 Blender doesn't see CUDA/Cycles GPU

I installed Ubuntu 21.04 recently. I want to use my GPu for CUDA rendering, but blender doesn't see it. I have driver 470 installed, Cuda 11.4 also (nvidia-smi output). Nvidia X Server settings see it ...
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Blender viewport bugs out, not solved by switching graphics cards

A few days ago I opened Blender and was treated to this mess. I don't know what caused it, but it seemed to have something to do with my graphics card. My system has two GPUs, an Intel HD 530 and an ...
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I want to build games on unity. Installed on a virtual box , is it possible to do so? [closed]

I want to build games on unity. I want to install it on a virtual box. Is it possible to do so? I have started using Linux on virtual box and want to install unity on it and start developing. Is it ...
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Click and run Blender from desktop 20.04

I use Terminal to run the following script from Home to launch Blender cd Downloads/b2932 R600_DEBUG=nosb,hyperz,llvm,sisched,forcedma AMD_DEBUG=nir ./blender Is it possible to create a .sh or .py ...
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how to update nvidia driver

Suddenly in blender i noticed CUDA could not be enabled. It says I have no cuda compatible cards. It was working fine until recently so i decided to see if I could find out if the driver is working OK....
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Apt-key is deprecated when installing ROCM package in 20.04 [duplicate]

Context: I am attempting the installation of ROCM 4.2 in my Ubuntu 20.04 so as to have OpenCL (amd-gpu) running in Blender. Following the guidance page item: I have attempted to delete any possible ...
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How to uninstall ROCM previous version and reinstall ROCM 4.2 version

My main objective is to get OpenCl installed on my Ubuntu 20.04 given that I have a AMD-Radeon GPU so that I use render on Blender. As Blender does not see OpenCL, the rendering is presently done with ...
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No compatible AMD Radeon GPU detected on Blender

Good day all, I am on Ubuntu 20.04 and trying to figure out what my gpu version exactly is. 1, Checking my system, it reads: Processor: AMD® Ryzen 3 2200u with radeon vega mobile gfx × 4 Graphics: ...
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Why is the mesh of a sphere (and other shapes) not clearly visible in Blender?

The mesh of a sphere (and other shapes) is not clearly visible in Blender in Ubuntu. I have tried the same in Windows and it looks fine. Below you can see some screenshots of my problem on the mesh of ...
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How can I resolve the error "be sure the Blender executable is correct" when trying to open animations in blender installed with snap?

I installed OpenShot and Blender from snap in 18.04 to keep the versions current. When trying to open an animated title I get the following error message: Blender, the free open source 3D content ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 21.04 - Blender doesn't start anymore after update on Raspberry Pi 4

After initial installation of Ubuntu 21.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4 (8 GB version) I was able to start Blender and create a simple project. Now, some system updates later, it doesn't start anymore. ...
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How can I get my Nvidia Quadro M600m to perform well on Ubuntu?

I'd like to ask the community what performance I should be getting out of the video card Nvidia Quadro M600m when run under Ubuntu, and how to optimise it. This videocard is rather low-end but it is ...
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Blender/GPU issue, system not running AMD proprietary drivers

Edits to clarify: Will the amdgpu-pro driver work with an RX 460? I got it from the amd downloads for rx 460... I was hoping to CPU + GPU render in Blender, but as of now it still says, "no ...
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How to install the latest version of Blender in Ubuntu, instead of the old version in the official repositories?

I'm new to blender, was trying to render my project, and ran into a bug that appears to be a problem with the blender installed by sudo apt install blender. Fortunately, the blender website has a more ...
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How do I slow speed on gaming mouse?

I set the "Mouse Speed" in "Settings" as low as it can go on my gaming mouse but it is still too fast. Searching I found many people with the same issue. The solution was to use ...
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How to prevent 3dmouse from being recognized as standard mouse?

Have an older USB 2.0 3dConnexion "Space Pilot" 3d mouse. Have installed the spacenavd package, and associated drivers and config widget spnavcfg and can successfully ping the Daemon to ...
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Blender can not detect my GPU

My blender preferences say, "No compatible GPUs found for path tracing, Cycles will render on CPU" for CUDA. Some relevant info: Blender version: Blender 2.82 (sub 7) Processor: Intel(R) ...
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nvcc fatal : Value 'sm_86' is not defined for option 'gpu-architecture'

When I try to use CUDA with Blender 2.82.a+dfsg-1 I get the following error: Compiling CUDA kernel ... "nvcc" -arch=sm_86 --cubin "/usr/share/blender/scripts/addons/cycles/source/kernel/...
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Blender not starting anymore, no hardware change

Using 20.04 on a Desktop PC, with a GTX 970 since 4 years. Blender was working fine until today. Blender is now throwing: Read prefs: /home/pm/.var/app/org.blender.Blender/config/blender/2.90/config/...
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blender export gltf crash on 20.10, but working on 20.04

I use default cube scene. I tried both snap installation and without an installation, running from extracted folder blender-2.90.1-linux64.tar.xz blender-2.83.8-linux64.tar.xz before ugrade to new ...
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How do I disable global keyboard shortcuts for a specific application?

I'm using Kubuntu 20.04 (KDE), but it would also be helpful to know how to do this on other official Ubuntu flavors. On KDE, ALT+L Mouse and ALT+R Mouse are global keyboard shortcuts to move and ...
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Blender 2.91 constantly crashing in Ubuntu 20.04.1

I got myself an used computer, HP Compaq Elite 8300 MT, with Intel Core i5-3470 CPU@ 3.20Hz x 4. It already had Windows 10 installed. The first thing I did was test out my Blender (v. 2.91) over 5 ...
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how to paste data (files or directories) inside an installed snap package.?

ubuntu 20, Blender installed via snap package. default location (i managed to find) is /snap/blender/current/2.xx/ I have also installed Prism (VFX pipeline tool) This tool needs PySide2 Package ...
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Problems with OpenShot Video Editor and Blender

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04.1 LTS. Also, I use OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.1 and Blender 2.82a. Both from its official stable version repositories (not "snap" versions). I know there is another ...
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How can i install Blender from the Snap LTS channel? [duplicate]

When i try to install from the Softwarecenter, i got this error message: snap "blender" requires classic confinement What does this mean?
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Blender.desktop does not launch Blender 2.79b

This is probably pretty noob stuff but I'm stuck and all the tutorials led me to the same result. I have Blender 2.82 from the Ubuntu Software Store running on 20.04 Focal Fossa just fine. But I also ...
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Blender .desktop file does not have "allow launching" as an option when right clicked in Ubuntu Focal Fossa

Just downloaded blender, and I see the .desktop file in the downloaded folder. When I try to allow launching the option just isn't there. I have allow executing file as program checked as well. My ...
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Blender will not start in Ubuntu 20.04

I have just installed Blender in Ubuntu 20.04. When I select Blender to open it, I get the initial Blender screen and then the application disappears. Suggestions will be very welcome. I ran blender ...
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Openshot can't use Blender in Ubuntu Studio 20

Just installed Ubuntu Studio 20 Tried animated title which needs access to Blender (version at least 2.78, installed is 2.82a) The default Blender command path is blender, also tried /usr/bin/blender ...
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I can't use Blender, Kdenlive and Shotcut in 20.04 LTS

I bought a new laptop (Dell 3493) and moved my installation disk from my old one. I had in it the 18.04 LTS and after some troubles I decided to update to 20.04 LTS. I got everything to work except ...
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Install OpenCL 2.0 driver for AMD GPU on Ubuntu 19.10? What's my options?

My main goal is to make Blender 2.82a able to detect my system's GPU then use as OpenCL compute to fasten the time in rendering. The problem seems to be my Ubuntu distribution version is too high as ...
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Can't run latest Blender on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 (Kubuntu, actually) on a Lenovo ThinkPad L540. I installed the latest Blender from the PPA repository like so: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender sudo apt ...
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Install filmic Color Mangement when installed with snap

I was trying to get the filmic colour management tool for blender however I installed blender with snap so that I could get 2.8 But now I can't change the folders and add the new folder within the ...
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How to apt install package from PPA with same release name as official repo in an ARM computer?

I am trying to install blender 2.8 from here. I've run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender sudo apt-get update However, when I run apt search blender, it still shows me the version 2....
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Problem with Blender on Ubuntu 19.10

I have an Nvidia Geforce 1050 ti graphics card on my laptop and am running 19.10. The proprietary driver was installed along with 19.10. I have confirmed through through "additional drivers" that ...
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Cannot get OpenCL to work with Radeon 5700XT

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 with an AMD Radeon 5700XT graphics card. I cannot get OpenCL to work with it. I'm using the AMDGPU driver installed with the parameters --opencl=legacy,rocm and I installed libgl1-...
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Blender with Lubuntu is a disaster , any solution?

my hardware - 4 gigs ddr4 i5 2.5ghz (integrated graphics) (not very hi-fi but sails the boat) i dont do heavy graphics making, blender crashes in making something as simple as a 4 walled room with ...
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How to install fspy(camera matching software) on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. I tried to install fspy (camera matching software in which we use real time modeling) on Ubuntu 18.04 but it didn't work. I downloaded the required files from Github repository ...
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Graphics card is not being utilized at all and Blender 2.8 wont detect it

soo its kind of 2 problems, 1 is that my graphics device is not being shown as my gpu (GTX 1050 Mobile) but like this idk what this is but this is my current graphics device . my second problem kinda ...
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