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CUDA rendering on Linux Mint or Ubuntu variants [duplicate]

I know that nobody likes duplicate questions, but I haven't found my answer on any of the other questions with this topic. I built a computer with a GeForce GTX 750 GPU (made by Gigabyte). It ...
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Is it possible to do OpenCL rendering on Intel processors?

Intel processors have supported OpenCL for a long time now; latest versions (Haswell and above) support OpenCL 2.0 or better. Why don't we have a GPU rendering option when using Blender on these ...
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How to enable GPU rendering on older Nvidia GPUs?

I have an older Nvidia graphics card that I would like to use for GPU rendering with cycles. However, I am having difficulty enabling this feature. If I open up User Preferences, I see the following: ...
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GPU compute grayed out [duplicate]

In Blender The GPU-Compute button is greyed out. I have a fully updated system with a Nvidia GTX video card and the current version of blender. http://image.prntscr.com/image/...
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Why is my render taking so long?

My interior is rendering almost two hours and it shows only 2 samples that have been rendered. I don't quite know how to select properly those render settings to make good quality interior scene. ...
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GPU Render with opensource AMD Ubuntu 16.04 driver

Is there any way that I can make GPU renders now that is no more flgrx for Ubuntu !? I've already installed the mesa-opencl-icd and the ...
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How to enable CUDA rendering without running as root?

I am using Linux Mint 17, and I am very happy that I was finally able to get my GPU to render on it. My problem was that I needed to properly run Blender as root. However, when rebooting my computer, ...
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How do I get Cycles to use GPU on a linux server?

Inspired by this question: Enabling GPU rendering for Cycles? I have access to a Linux server that is equipped with GeForce GTX TITAN X. Now Cycles still renders everything with CPU. How can I get it ...
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Blender Crashes when Switching to Cycles Engine

I open a blank Blender project, I go to switch it to cycles. The entire program pauses for about a second, then crashes completely. This also happens to a project I have been working on. ...
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Cannot change to GPU Rendering [closed]

I use Blender with my iMac Late 2012 and I have the graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M. In the internet it says, that this graphics card has CUDA but however I cannot change the 'Compute Device' in ...
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How do I know if Blender is making use of CUDA to render? [closed]

I am using Blender 2.69 from the Linux Mint Software Manager on a system with a GTX 950, just checking to see if it will recognize CUDA. After some work, I've gotten the CUDA drivers from Nvidia ...
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Why is the preview render slower than the final render? [duplicate]

Firstly, sorry if that's a stupid question. I'm kinda noob :P The thing is that "normal" rendering with GPU is slower than rendering in preview. I made sure that the resolution in which I render is ...
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How to enable CUDA on Ubunutu 14.04 for a GTX 970?

Yes, I've read this post already. But it didn't work. Now I'm looking for more information and ways to diagnose the problem... and perhaps find a solution. The base system is an Ubuntu machine (14.04 ...
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Enabling OpenCL GPU rendering for Cycles on Linux?

I followed the answer on this question for blender 2.7x, but I still don't see the option to enable GPU rendering for cycles, as shown in this screenshot: I'm using an RX 560 on Debian 11 ...
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Support is planned OpenCL 1.0 in Cycles?

I have an AMD graphics card (HD 5830), but the rendering runs on the CPU, because Blender not see my graphics card. I think that it will render faster on the GPU than the CPU. UPD: I waited the ...

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