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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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Hello everyone! Why blender 2.82a not running under ubuntu 20.4

I updated today my Ubuntu to new version 20.4 and i installed a new version of blender 2.82a on it,but its not working. I can not even open it. So if someone knows how to fix it, if its possible of ...
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Blender interferes with Youtube on Ubuntu 20.04

I installed Blender on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system today. Whenever blender is open, youtube (Blender tutorials) stops working in my Chrome browser. Closing Blender immediately unfreezes Youtube. Any ...
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Keyboard shortcuts stop working with Blender 2.82a

This issue was happening with 2.82 as well and finally I went back to using 2.81a. There have been a lot of updates since then, to Ubuntu and my installed packages and the Nvidia drivers, so I tried ...
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Blender 2.82a toggle window fullscreen alt+tab flickering

When switching from another program to blender toggle window fullscreen. The previous window flashes for a second. (Recording the problem via OBS failed) Ubuntu 19.10 AMD® Ryzen 5 3400g with radeon ...
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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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Blender wont launch on fresh install of Ubuntu Studio

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu Studio. I have done all updates. However some software will not start. Blender is one of these. When I go to 'Software' three versions of Blender show up, ...
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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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RADEON ProRender Setup Script for Ubuntu 18.04 Needed

When trying to install Radeon ProRender for Blender 2.8 on Ubuntu 18.04, the downloaded installation script downloaded from the Radeon Prorender official website informs that it is "built for ubuntu ...
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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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Can 3D model objects from SweetHome3D be used in other applications?

I use SweetHome3D with Ubuntu Studio 18.04.3. I want to know if the 3D objects (furniture and texture) used by this software can be used in other applications (LibreOffice, Blender, CodeLite, etc). ...
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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? enter image description here
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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 ...
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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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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

Ubuntu 16.04 I'm trying to update my graphic card. I choose the nVidia driver like the picture below, then I hit Apply changes. It takes couple of seconds it just revert back to the X.org X server ...
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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 ...