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Why the addon installation succeeds but the API is not accessible through the bpy module?

I have compiled Blender 2.79b as a Python3 module on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I install an addon using bpy.ops.wm.addon_install(), enable it using ...
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Path to add-on before it is installed?

When installing an add-on I would like to be able to extract the source path of the add-on with python, so I can use it as a default path in the ui to an included .exe file. How do I get the source ...
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Blender Installation 2.79b problems

Using Windows 8.1 64 bit, blender version 2.79b When I go to the download page it makes me download an msi file. After I extract it, it just takes various CM_Unspecified files out. I've tried ...
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Blender 2.79 and 2.78c crash on startup with Exception access violation error

I've been trying to install blender 2.79 on my windows 10 machine but it crashes on start up and shows the error bellow : I tried changing the sound properties but it did not work, I updated my ...
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Blender Crashing on Startup

Ever since yesterday, blender has been crashing during it's startup sequence. It shows its normal little window of code, but then doesn't load. It worked just fine earlier in the morning yesterday, ...
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Blender 2.79 crashes on Startup [closed]

System: Windows 10 Graphics card: Nvidia GTX 1030 Hi! I'm currently facing an issue where whenever I launch blender (version 2.79) the program immediately crashes. Since this has started happening I ...
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Entire blender is greyed out/highlighted.. or something

I haven't been in blender for over a month now and when I started it up fo the first time in a while, the whole thing is like white/grey: I get the feeling that it might be because my computer needs ...
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Palm rejection issue with Blender on HP zbook x2

I'm having issues with the palm rejection in Blender on the HP zbook x2. It uses HP's custom wacom driver. When the pen is close to the screen it should ignore any touch, but it seems to be picking up ...
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Blender install on an old computer (Athlon 700mhz AMD) [closed]

I am interested in putting into use an old computer I got sitting around the garage: Athlon 700Mhz AMD computer with 16 Mb rab. The OS I´d like to use is Xubuntu. I got a 2014 Nvidia Graphics card ...
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Cycles and other addons dont work anymore

After i downloaded Blender 2.79b I got some problems... i tried to install Flip Fluid. But I got tons of errors. After that Cycles has stopped working. I also got an error message after I tried to ...
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“Could not access network location” error when installing blender

Yesterday I downloaded Blender 2.79 from official Site: https://www.blender.org/download/Blender2.79/blender-2.79b-windows64.msi/ I recieved error ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start V2

This question is a continuation of this: Blender 2.79b crashes on start up System: Windows 10 Drivers: ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start up

*Sorry for my bad English. I'm trying to install and use Blender 2.79b on my new computer which uses Windows 10 64-bit. But it always crashes on startup. After double-clicking, a console pops up and ...
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Blender won't start. Installed in Fedora 28

No problem with the installation. I start the application by clicking on its icon and it seems to try but a window with glitches appears. I'm afraid it's something from the graphics card. I installed ...
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Blender - Flamenco local server setup

I am in a process of installing a local Blender Flamenco server on Debian Stretch. So I first downloaded all the source files for key components: Flamenco: https://developer.blender.org/diffusion/F/...
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Blender 2.79, how to install Khronos Group gltf exporter?

I downloaded the KhronosGroup addon from https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-Exporter I read install instructions, but those were for Windows. I tried copying the addon under ~/.blender/2.79/...
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2.79 and 2.79a only run as super on Ubuntu 17.10

I've installed from thomas-schiex's ppa and I've downloaded 2.79a and 2.79 and none will run as a regular user (a blank window titled 'Blender' pops up briefly and ...
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Error code 2753 on install Windows 10

I can't install Blender as I keep getting Error code 2753 when I try and install. Any help much appreciated. Thanks Pete
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Launching Blender seems to have messed up my microphone input to now pickup a radio signal

After installing Blender and launching it, I noticed a console popup with errors that goes away shortly, followed by the program opening seemingly fine. I didn't have time to read those errors so I ...
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Ubuntu Blender Installation, Python sys.path broken

I have installed blender on three Ubuntu machines using the following commands: ...
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Blender screen won't refresh. Windows 10

I recently got a windows 10 laptop. I've brought all my blend projects into this computer and installed blender. But whenever I boot blender up the screen will stay frozen on whatever frame it was ...
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Blender auto stops on launch

Latest Blender 2.79 is not working on HP laptop. When i launch it by double clicking the Blender.exe it opens cmd prompt and then an empty program window and closes. I even tried to run it as ...
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Blender is Not Opening

So I installed Blender today (Windows 10, latest version) & it worked great! Even starting making my very first model ever. But then I closed it & when I went to reopen the program, all that ...
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Trying to install Blender 272b in Dell vostro desktop running Win XP Home ed. 32bit. Won't run

I have tried to install Blender version 272b on my two computers. It works fine on my little Toshiba laptop, but that is a slow and weaker computer. My big workhorse is an older Dell Vostro, running ...
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Duplicate Blender directories for .py scripts

I first noticed this when I decided to try and install a Blender Addon from the internet, for my very first time. I chose to go with this one: Link as I thought it would perhaps be somewhat useful. ...
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Where do I find the latest Blender release?

Where do I find the latest Blender release to install and what version should I use? I'm not sure what OS I have and don't know what 32bit or 64bit is.
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Can't install pip due to PermissionError on Windows 8.1 [closed]

New to Blender. Experienced with Python 2.7. I am trying to install pip in my Blender Python implementation. I am attempting to do this by following the instructions in How to use PIP with Blender's ...
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Problem at installation at my pc

I have a problem when installing Blender in my PC. Not about when executing the aplication, but in the installation. When i tried to install, there is a massage "Another installation is in progress. ...
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I am having troubles installing “space_view3d_turntable_y_up.py” Blender addon

As shown in the link https://gist.github.com/rraallvv/5959426 How do I install this particular addon (space_view3d_turntable_y_up.py)? Furthermore can this addon replace the y and the z axis?
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Error when installing Blender 2.78

over the past few days, I have been trying to install "Blender 2.78" on Windows OS on 64-bit. The error is, I have insufficient permissions to download the software. Here is a picture: Other ...
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What should I do with other files and blenderplayer.exe?

I downloaded the blender and unzip it and move the blender to the application folder on Mac(OSX). It opens the app and seem to work fine. But what do I do with other files and blenderplayer in the ...
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install confusion

Running Win8.1 64 - I've uninstalled blender via Programs and Features. As well hunted down and deleted any left over files and folders. Then reboot PC, downloaded the blender MSI installer for win64. ...
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Missing OpenAL32.dll After installing 2.79

I had 2.76 which I was using an hour before downloading the installer for 2.7.9.0 11/09/2017 It seems to have deleted 2.76, but I still have 2.73 folders but no exe When clicking the on desktop new ...
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libGLU.so.1 error loading shared library

I am trying to install blender 2.79 on ubuntu 17.10. Downloaded blender-2.79-linux-glibc219-x86_64.tar.bz2 from https://www.blender.org/download/ ran the command: ...
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About says version 2.46 when I install version 2.79 [closed]

I have no clue why when I hit the about button, it tells me that it's version 2.46 when I installed version 2.79 using the blender-2.79.windows64.msi! just curious as to why it tells me I have version ...
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Blender dev build question

On https://builder.blender.org/download/ there are 2 version available for download: non-stable build and Experimental Build Branch by VS 2015 . What does this mean and what are the differences ?
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How can I get the newest version of blender to install

Okay so I have Debian noroot on my kindle fire 5th generation with blender 2.74 installed from the synaptic package manager. It works and runs just fi e only thing is I would like the new version 2.79....
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Dos window opens along with Blender application. Is it safe?

I have recently installed blender. Whenever I try to open the blender, a DOS window opens. It closes when I close the blender application. Is it safe?
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Windows 10, Blender cannot open write save on C: [duplicate]

I just noticed this recently, I cannot save my blend file. Cannot open file for writing permission denied. I have been using Blender for over 5 years and installed it multiple times on multiple ...
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Blender 2.79 install - Installer has stopped responding [closed]

I've had no problems installing earlier versions of blender. But installing the new 2.79 (Windows, x64) installer on Windows 10 ends up with the installer flashing a window, then going away. Followed ...
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Where to find deb file for Blender 2.78c

I've been using the Blender PPA which recently updated to 2.79. However, I want to remain with 2.78c for a while, but I'm not sure how to get it from the PPA (or even if I can, or find a deb file. ...
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I can't install the A.N.T Landscape from the Addon menu

As you can see, Blender shows the error when I try to check the box next to the A.N.T Landscape in the Addon menu. ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found. What is ...
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Is there anyway to install blender on ubuntu without root access?

I need to install blender on server which I don't have root access, is there any portable version of blender for ubuntu or any way to install it without root access? please help me if you know.
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Blender installation wizard won't let me change the directory of installation

I have 2 disks: 1 SSD with 120GB and dual-booted with ubuntu and windows 10, and a 2TB HDD partitioned into 1TB each for each OS. In the installation wizard, even though I've set the install ...
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Blender how to install builds

Hi I have a Windows 10 and have Blender 2.78c installed on my computer but just recently downloaded blender -2.780-git.a372638 build dated for 8/1/2017. After I extract the file I don't see an ...
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Find and Install Current Blender Release

I don't know the correct place for this question so I'm asking here: I have a previous version of Blender that I downloaded but was never able to use (extended illness). I would now like to download ...
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New install of Blender unbearably slow UI - any suggestions?

I'm a new user installing Blender 2.78c on a laptop with an i7, lots of RAM and rather basic GE Force 650M graphics. I used the installer. As I move between the menus such as 'File', it takes a full ...
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Add-on installation

I've searched all over the internet to find a simple step by step instructions on how to install Sverchok properly into blender. I did visit the official add-on repo's frontpage and tried to install ...
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What is the different between a .msi and .zip Blender installer file?

Are there any feature differences between a .msi and .zip Blender installer file?
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I'm trying to install Blender 2.78c on my windows 7 but it's frozen on the install screen

As you can probably already tell from the title I'm trying to install blender on my windows 7 but its completely frozen on the setup wizard 'installing blender' Yes, I have tried downloading it again ...