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Questions tagged [blender]

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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Blender: CUDA kernel compilation failed

I tried the solutions presented in this other question without any succes: CUDA kernel compilation failed Ie: I've tried running blender from terminal using sudo blender, installing g++5, changing ...
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Open .blend files on nautilus with snap installed version of blender

Over nautilus I have a .blend file and whilst I double click it I want to be opened with blender. I have installed the blender via snap instead of apt derived one. The problem is that when I double ...
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Blender not opening because of an error on Ubuntu 16.04

When I try to run blender the terminal shows this error: AL lib: (WW) alc_initconfig: Failed to initialize backend "pulse" What should i do?
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Why do some programs (eg Blender, Steam) only have an “install from website” option

Blender. Steam. I can't sudo apt-get install blender or sudo apt-get install steam. I have to go to their website download the installer, and install with the software center. All upgrades are the ...
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No Gpu option in blender

I use ubuntu 18.04 and the latest stable version of blender, I use amd graphics card but for some reason I can't get blender to show the opencl to use the gpu. Would it be possible to use nvidivia ...
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What is the middle-mouse-button alternative when one uses a laptop (only left and right button) with Blender 3d-modeling software installed?

I just downloaded the Blender 3d modeling software. I am trying to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. Since the middle mouse button is very important I am trying to find a way around that. I ...
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What to do with .desktop files that comes in tar.gz

I recently downloaded Blender from its website and when I unpacked the tar.gz archive I found out that there is a blender.desktop file. I know that it is used for creating menu or desktop shortcuts. I ...
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How to make blender confirm closing an unsaved file?

If I modify a file in blender, then close blender, it deletes my changes, without warning. How can I make blender check before closing unsaved changes?
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How to properly install Armory3D

I have been trying to install the Armory3D game engine on ubuntu 18.04. I downloaded the file "Armory_04b_linux64_b27", which contains the binaries. I ran the program, but since armory3d is based off ...
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Blender destroys PSD file on Ubuntu 18.04

I will understand if this question is not related to Ubuntu specifically but on AskBlender did't find any answer. Installed Blender in Ubuntu with command: sudo apt install blender everything ...
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No 3D processing OpenGL unknown ATI Radeon 200 Lubuntu 18.04

Any one who could tell me how to make OpenGL work, I need to open Blender3D. I have already purged the Nvidia firmware and installed the ATI only. It worked in some way it went from no OpenGL to ...
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nVidia 390.48 to 396.24 and no cuda found in Blender

Under 390.48 everything worked well in Blender and having duo Intel-nVidia I could work under Intel by prime-select and have nVidia activated in Blender. After update to 396.24 there's no cuda found ...
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Additional drivers for Nvidia Card does nothing with Blender

I'm a new converter so bare with me. Ubuntu 16.04 I'm trying to update my graphic card. I choose the nVidia driver like the picture below i hit Apply changes. it takes couple of seconds it just ...
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Blender 2.79 failed to open in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS after an update on January 4th 20018

I have been using Blender 2.79 stable version successfully for some time on a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS until Thursday 4th January 2018 when, following a routine apt-get update, Blender failed ...
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Blender Missing Library : libavcodec.so.54 - 16.04

I am trying to launch blender on Ubuntu 16.04. This is failing with the following error. $ blender blender: error while loading shared libraries: libavcodec.so.54: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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How to add a python libary to a specific Blender build?

So I have a build of Blender from PPA: https://launchpad.net/~thomas-schiex/+archive/ubuntu/blender Everything works fine except one problem. I try to use an addon called "Animation nodes", than I ...
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Assign program its own swap drive

I'm trying to render something with blender, but it's taking 20gb of RAM! I don't have that, so I just plug in a 60gb usb stick, and mount it as swap space. The problem is that now I can't really use ...
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How to make a file type (.blend) association when it does not appear in Properties > Open With? (16.04 LTS) [duplicate]

The file type association for .blend files broke after I removed the synaptic version of blender and installed the official blender site version. I also tried the Thomas Schiex PPA. The association is ...
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Use Intel VGA for video but NVidia CUDA for video processing? (16.04)

While I have seen this question asked several years ago, they were incomplete and unanswered. One that was answered, does not apply. I have a hybrid video setup with the Intel Skylake GT2 and NVidia ...
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Unable to use Blender with OpenShot in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, and I installed Blender, and put the path in OpenShot->Preferences. I am getting the following error: Blender, the free open source 3D content creation suite is required for ...
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Can't start blender on Ubuntu 17.04 zetsy

When I tried to run Blender3D nothing happens. On terminal the output is: blender: error while loading shared libraries: libavcodec-ffmpeg.so.56: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Nvidia 740m and Blender 2.7/2.8 (no GPU) CUDA issues

I have laptop with spec as provided in title with i7 processor and Intel Graphics, installed nvidia driver 384.59, Intel graphics driver with Intel Graphics Update Tool, with and without installed ...
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3D GPU acceleration on AMD graphics with mesa drivers?

I use Blender regularly for my work. I heard, recently, that you can use the more recent Radeon graphics cards for hardware acceleration and 3D GPU processing with only the mesa open-source driver. Is ...
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How can I get CUDA to work without messing up my PC?

I recently had to reinstall Ubuntu completely, and I lost all of my app data. The reason was because I am an animator and I use Blender. I was trying to get my Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT to work with it. ...
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Info and website for Blender snap package is invalid. Where to contact dev?

I was experiencing a bug for the Blender snap package (site https://uappexplorer.com/app/blender-tpaw.tpaw). But both the github website and email link they provide are inavlid: the email bounces back ...
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I can run Blender from Desktop but I can not run it from a USB Drive

Hello everyone I am running 14.04 on a Chromebook through Crouton. I downloaded Blender from blender.org I did not use the command terminal. I extracted it and I run it from the desktop, it works ...
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How to use alpha channels with Blender internal 16.04 64 bit [closed]

I'm trying to do a Dragonfly but I can't find how to do this, here's an answer at blender Stack Here are my settings and a render. My main idea is that the Alpha channel would be solid in white and ...
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Blender stops receiveing some keyboard & mouse input after TouchEgg actions

Sometimes the keyboard & mouse stop working correctly in Blender and I have to press the Alt key twice (to open and close Ubuntu HUD), or press the Super key twice (to open and close Unity Dash) ...
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Disable alt+rightclick in ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to disable the alt+rightclik keybinding as it is shared by Blender. All of the solutions so far have involved using ccsm, but so far, that hasn't worked for me. Does anybody know how to do ...
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Install Blender (.tar.bz2) in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

How can I install Blender 2.78a ? The file extension is .tar.bz2 . I have found this but as 10.04 is much older and I am installing a different file I felt that I need to learn specific instruction ...
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Why does the “blender-tpaw” package exist?

Looking for Blender in the software store and I see "blender-tpaw" package What does this package do and how is it separate from blender?
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CUDA kernel compilation failed

I have geforce 1070, ubuntu-studio 16.10 and installed CUDA 8 (from here: https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit). I also install g++ 5 and make symlink ln -s /usr/bin/gcc-5 /usr/local/cuda/bin/...
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Open blender player minimized and maximize it when needed

I am trying to figure out how to speed up the starting of a game in Blender player. The game is launched by a python script by popen. My question is whether it's possible to open it minimized when ...
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Install Latest Blender in Ubuntu-Studio

I have recently installed Ubuntu-Studio. After install I executed the command: sudo apt-get update I also executed this menu item: System => Software Updater In spite of this I found the Blender ...
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run Blender 2.49b on Ubuntu 16.04, 64bit

unfortunately the old Blender 2.49b has still some import/export functions that newer versions of blender do not have. So I used this program always besides the newest version of Blender. In the past (...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 does not recognize my Wacom Graphire3 (CTE-630)

I am trying to set up a Wacom Griphire3 to work with Blender, but it won't respond to the pen or anything. The light is on, the menu displays settings, and Blender works normally with the mouse, but ...
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Openshot Video Editor + Blender--ERROR!

I'm using a Video Editor called Openshot, and it uses Blender. However, I keep getting this error: Blender, the free open source 3D content creation suite is required for this action (http://www....
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Blender Missing library. Fails to start

Can someone help? $ blender blender: error while loading shared libraries: libavcodec.so.54: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory $ apt-cache policy blender blender: Installed:...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Blender 2.77a GPU render not active

I run Ubunru Gnome 16.04. My laptop has Nvidia GT 740M and I installed nvidia-364 driver.I installed CUDA-TOOLS 7.5. How can I enable GPU rendering for Blender 2.77a? 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Remotely log into multiple computers and run a python script

I am currently trying to set up network rendering with Blender using computers on different networks. I made a script that launches blender and connects to the host's computer. My problem is that I ...
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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 problem....
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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 file:...
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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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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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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?