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Where does a .blend file store its user preferences? [duplicate]

Last night windows updated and restarted computer while blender was rendering. Today that file will not run - freezes blender if I try to load it and so does the immediately previous .blend file. If ...
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Startup file not found in config folder [duplicate]

I am looking for startup.blend file on linux debian. As explained http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual/Introduction/Installing_Blender/DirectoryLayout, it should be under config folder. ...
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GPU Compute (CUDA) Frequently Crashes Computer

I've run into a rather irritating issue when dealing with a somewhat computationally complicated scene (attached below) that is essentially just a pile of volumetrics and lighting. Whenever I set my ...
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If you install Blender while there is an existing copy, does it uninstall the existing copy?

I'm installing Blender 2.74 but there is a copy of Blender 2.73a on my computer. Does the installer uninstall Blender 2.73a?
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My lights move but don't rotate

I make a new scene, create a light, any light press R and it doesn't rotate the beam of light at all. I am sure I have rotated lights before. Is there something I am missing?
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Saving user preferences per project

I thought it had been asked already, but I searched, couldn't find anything for Version 2.74. Is there a way to save user preferences, like hotkeys or enabled addons, into my .blend file? I may need ...
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Latest version of Blender opens with blank screen

Recently installed latest version of Blender on my laptop, only to have it open to a blank white screen- did not have any issue with an earlier version of Blender on the same computer. I am running ...
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How do I export user preferences from blender 2.77 to 2.78? [duplicate]

When I upgraded to blender 2.78, I couldn't recover my old user preferences settings. I had my own theme, my own hotkeys, and my preferred addons. I tried to figure out which files but I couldn't . ...
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How to save settings before a factory reset?

I'm getting errors that I can't figure out how to fix, so I'm thinking my best option at this point is a factory reset. I see that I can export key configurations, but how do I export my Theme? I'd ...
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Recent files not showing up in list…How to fix this?

I have looked at my User Pref settings, and have checked the recent file (I have it set at 25)...not sure what is the issue. I have reloaded Blender, used various new versions...tried placing the file ...
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MSI Installation issues

I am trying to help a friend who uses this program, The issue she is having is trying to install 2.76. It gives her a message she has an older version already installed. She then uninstalled the ...
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Why does it open my old project every time I create new file after reinstalling Blender? [duplicate]

Every time I create new file this file keeps opening:
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I can't open my User Prefs — get and X on the icon

I just activated some add ons that came with Blender -- and now I can't open the User Prefs any more. The User Prefs Icon has an X on it. I'm on a Macbook air and am using Blender ver 2.79b 2018-03-...
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Where to find Blender's Prefs/Settings files in Ubuntu 14.04?

First off, I did notice there's a similar thread. However, I needed to add that my files have a date for last year (?!). Really odd, I'd think, because I've been using Blender just couple days ago. ...
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Information about updating from v. 2.79 to v. 2.79b

One can always be wiser. Unfortunately, it was not possible to move the settings from v. 2.79 to v. 2.79b. As the included installer installed v. 2.79b on v. 2.79. Fine. But all my presets disappeared ...

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