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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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Can't update programs because of Code Blocks

When I'm trying to update any program like Discord or Blender, I'm facing this problem: Error while installing package: trying to overwrite '/usr/include/codeblocks/Alignment.h', which is also in ...
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AMD GPU rendering wrong in Ubuntu 20.04.2

I have a RX 580 8gb version, running Ubuntu 20.04.2 with kernel 5.8.0.05000-generic. I installed the amdgpu-pro drivers made for my Ubuntu version and I started rendering and I got to this problem: ...
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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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I have installed proprietary nvidia drivers and started getting screen tearing issues, and blender doesn't recognize my GPUs

I'm a new ubuntu studio user, and I heard that for nvidia users it's better to use proprietary drivers, after I've installed them, I started getting screen tearing issues. Also, when I used blender 3d,...
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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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how to fix blender not opening on ubuntu 20.04

Recently on my dual core processor, which has dual boot of windows 8 and Ubuntu 20.04, windows opens blender 2.81 with OPENGL32, but it is laggish. So I installed Ubuntu and when I try to open blender ...
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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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No compatible GPU found, But nvidia prime is here?

I installed nvidia prime with driver 440 in kubuntu 20.04 and connecting my display with my intel iGP. But when I open blender, no such cuda compatible gpu found in settings. Note:- I am able change ...
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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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Issues with screentearing on XFCE when using Blender (Intel graphics chip)

So for further information, I'm using a samsung chromebook pro, (this is the specific model) https://www.samsung.com/us/computing/chromebooks/12-14/samsung-chromebook-pro-xe510c24-k01us/ running ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu from an external 1TB HD on my Macbook Pro (Catalina, 10.15.5) and use my internal 1TB SSD for RAM?

Please feel free to rip me a new one if what I say is too ignorant and foolish. But I would appreciate any details, links, and helpful information about this. Thanks for your time! I understand that ...
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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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Crash, Hang Blender when I trying to rotate viewport in Ubuntu 20.04. But Everything was fine in Windows 10. What should I do?

Recently I uninstalled windows 10 and Installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. Blender 2.83 was fine in windows 10 without any problem. Now In Ubuntu 20.04 Blender Speed is better than windows. But it ...
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Why is Blender Eevee Messed Up On Ubuntu 19.10?

I Have This Weird Lighting When Using Eevee On Ubuntu This is What Iam Getting And This Is What Iam Supposed To Get Here Are Some Additional Information Operating System: Ubuntu 19.10, CPU: AMD® A4-...
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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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Apt install package from PPA with same release name as official repo?

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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Problem installation Blender 2.80 on EasyNote TK Ubuntu LTR 18.04

I have been working with Blender for quite some time. Now I would like to go from Blender 2.79 to Blender 2.80. However, this gives a problem with the installation of on my Ubuntu 18.04 Packerd-Bell ...
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How to “run” Blender 2.8 in 18.04 [duplicate]

In the install instructions, they say "run" the Blender executable for v 2.8. While I have the executable in the extracted folder, I don't know which command will "run" it. I tried run blender within ...
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Blender (and others) video editing: slow and/or bumpy playback - 100% CPU load

I use Blender for Video editing on Ubuntu 18.04, and whenever I playback the video I’m working on, the CPU load hits 100% and the playback is slow or bumpy or both. This happens even if there is only ...
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Cycles Rendering in Blender

I have Blender 2.79, and for some reason, in the rendering options the Cycles renderer disappeared. There are only 2 options for me, the Blender Render and the Blender Game. How can I download Cycles, ...
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How to completely uninstall Blender?

I installed Blender 2.79, but I want to install Blender 2.80. How can I uninstall it?
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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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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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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 ...