Questions tagged [linux]

Questions pertaining to the Linux Operating System as it relates to Blender. Questions can be anything from compatibility to optimization to making Blender work on a specific distro.

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Install Blender on Rasberry Pi 4 (4Gb) Running Ubuntu Fail to start [closed]

I have installed Blender on a Raspberry Pi 4 running Ubuntu 20.10 (both from Snap store and command line in terminal). Both methods appear to install with Icon appearing but neither attempt will allow ...
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audio not working

I reacently got a new computer and got blender on it, i was trying to make an animation, and when i tryed to put the sound in, it didn't work. the video didn't work at all, unless i was rendering it ...
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How to use the Anaconda environment on blender at linux?

I'm having problems to use some modes like numpy and pandas on blender, apparently the blender's python do not allow us to install packages using pip; so I thought that I could resolve this issue ...
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How to run Blender through VNC on Ubuntu?

I am using tightVNC to connect to an Ubuntu 18.04 server. When I try to start blender, I get the following error in the command line: ...
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Mouse click released immediately on drag; can't drag nodes

I've recently switched to Linux Mint from Windows. Everything in Blender is running fine, except for the fact that I can't seem to hold down 'mouse drag' operations. I click, hold down the mouse ...
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RTX 2080 graphics card is not recognized as Optix compatible on Debian 10

I have the same issue as Timothy Tinsman on Debian 10 up to date: Blender 2.83 / 2.83.5 and 2.90 don't recognize my RTX 2080 graphics card as compatible with Optix. CUDA, on the other hand, is ...
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Overlay flashes when viewport is refreshed

I have a problem with the user interface, when it is updated (object transformations, navigation, resize the workspace, play animations, etc.) the whole overlay flickers, they appear and disappear ...
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Blender crashes OS while in Shading tab or using viewport shading material preview

I have a problem with Blender in Linux and maybe someone could give me an idea on how to fix it: In the Layout tab with viewport shading active or in the Shading tab, when I try to grab and pull the ...
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Install bpy - Cmake Error

I want to install bpy on virtual env of python 3.7.11. OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Error Message: Could NOT find PythonLibsUnix (missing: PYTHON_LIBRARY PYTHON_LIBPATH PYTHON_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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Unable to run Blender 2.8 beta on Raspbian Buster

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB). I wanted to test Blender 2.8 on it, but I am unable to get it running. If I install the 2.79 stable version from the app store or terminal, it works ...
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3D Space Mouse in Manjaro Linux

I keep getting the 3D Connexion space mouse to work in Linux, not using it for a while, and coming back to find it not working again. This time, I went through the Arch wiki page on 3D Mice, first ...
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CUDA error at cuCtxCreate : unknown error

os : Pop!OS ver : Blender 2.81 device : nVidia GeForce GTX 1080ti every time my computer falls asleep with blender open, when i try to get back to my work i get this error and blender can't find any ...
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Cycles Rendering Problems on the RX 5700 XT on Windows and Linux

I have a system with an Intel 8700k and an AMD RX 5700 XT. The first image is the rendered with the CPU without issues: The second via GPU on Arch Linux with the newest updates: The third via GPU ...
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Blender crashes in Manjaro Linux version

I was curious, I was installing Blender from the Manjaro repos and it never loads at startup and gives me a SIGILL. My specs are as below: ...
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Problems with GPU rendering in Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro Intel Iris 6100

So I know that it's impossible to use GPU on a Macbook Pro, running OSX, with Intel Graphic card in Blender 2.8 (I'm using 2.82). So I tried running Ubuntu on my Macbook with a USB booteable stick, ...
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Clipboard Not Working on Ubuntu 18.04 in Blender 2.79b

Would anyone have any thoughts why my clipboard isn't working? It works in all other programs. I can copy text from other programs into Blender's Text Editor but I can't copy from within Blender? I ...
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How can I render on SSH Linux machine?

I downloaded linux version from this official page and extracted files onto as folder. Created a very basic default cube file and uploaded it to via WinSCP as well. When I try to execute this line. <...
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GPU compute not working for Blender 2.78c with EVGA GTX1070 on Ubuntu Mate 17.04

First, installed Blender 2.76b from Software Boutique of Ubuntu Mate 17.04. No GPU compute option was available. Second, downloaded blender-2.78c-linux-glibc219-x86_64.tar.bz2: md5checksum was correct....
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Hotkeys not working or intersecting with OS [duplicate]

I got a keymap problem: I am using Blender on Linux (Arch) now and some keys are intersecting with the Linux hotkeys, like alt click and drag for moving a window but thats the same as edge select. I ...
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blender 2.80 linux executable crashing

I downloaded fresh Blender 2.80 for Linux64, but it is crashing on my Debian Linux (with Nvidia card), see below. Any help, please ? ...
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Blender 2.93 won't work on raspbian buster

I tried to install blender 2.93 on a raspberry pi 4b running raspbian buster, but I only can get version v2.78b, and I can't install the zip file for linux downloaded from the blender website. I need ...
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Is it possible to quit blender from the command line?

Is there a way to quit blender from the command line? I tried killall -s QUIT blender However, blender does not quit the same way as it does when pressing ...
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My material behaves differently in material preview than in rendered view

I have a material which looks different in material preview than it does in rendered mode or in final cycles output. I'm using cycles for rendered mode. Blender 2.92.0. You can see below that the ...
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How to debug blender freezing the whole computer?

I am trying to use Blender on a laptop with the following specs: Intel Xeon E3-1200 HD Graphics 520 16 GB RAM Debian (linux) OS I don't expect it working fast nor handling big scenes (I'm just ...
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Imperfections in Eevee animation render

I am working on making animations for molecular orbitals using Blender for Linux 2.83.0 (I render on a farm). I import two OpenVDB files, apply some volume nodes on them to give them the correct ...
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Limited set of output codecs in Fedora Linux. How can I enable others?

I'm trying to render a video using blender, it have some images and sound, if I render it using just the default options I get no sound. Searching on internet I found that I need to use other format ...
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how to upload blender add-ons onto linux server for correct rendering of animation?

How could I upload my plugins / add-ons into my blender instance on a linux server? (Google colab). On my local machine I have a few add-ons I have purchased, ie Scatter etc, special cameras, etc. ...
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Crowdrender Install?

Can someone walk me through how can I install the crowdrender add on in Linux Mint! When I try to install it, it gives me an error.
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Blender runs out of GPU memory on Linux but not on Windows

(I'm using Pop_os, a Ubuntu based distro) I have a scene that runs out of memory very frequently on Linux and causes it to crash, rendering that same scene on Windows has no issues and works just fine....
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Not recognizing my Nvidia RTX 2060 for optiX

I am using Debian Linux Buster 10 with a Nvidia RTX 2060 card. I have included back ports which are non-free and I have the driver version Nvidia 440.82 drm installed. I am using the Blender version ...
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How to build Blender 2.79b in Manjaro XFCE

I've found this link which explains how to build Blender in Arch Linux. https://wiki.blender.org/wiki/Building_Blender/Linux/Arch but most probably it will build the new version. But I want an older ...
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help me to install and run version 2.9 in Ubuntu [closed]

How can I install Blender 2.9 in Ubuntu linux? I installed the blender 2.9 file and extract it then when I tried open it there was so many files so I ran the file which is named 'blender'. I have ...
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Contrasted triangles on interface and transparent materials in viewport and material view

System Information Operating system: Linux-5.8.0-25-generic-x86_64-with-debian-bullseye-sid 64 Bits Graphics card: AMD TURKS (DRM 2.50.0 / 5.8.0-25-generic, LLVM 11.0.0) X.Org 3.3 (Core Profile) Mesa ...
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Why does the Blender 2.9 download for linux install 2.79b

so I am trying to install Blender on a chromebook through the linux terminal and by through trial and error,finally got blender working but its running on version 2.79b even though i used the latest ...
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Error when running Blender headless on a Ubuntu server without GNOME installed?

I am trying to deploy Blender on a Linux server running Ubuntu 20.04. This is a server without a display device; and therefore GNOME is not installed. I get the following error when running Blender ...
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RX 460 "no compatible GPUs found for path tracing

Is this correct? Am I unable to use an Rx 460 for cycles rendering? I was going to CPU + GPU, but this is whats showing under all categories. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2, and I just installed the amdgpu-...
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Blender Executable file

Tutorials for simple objects like Railway wagons etc Further to above thread. I have downloaded Blender 2.92. Instruction readme says to right click the executable file. What is this file called and ...
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Blender crashing causing black unresponsive screen

I've been having an odd problem on Blender, the problem started in 2.91, but now occurs for all Blender versions I've tried, including 2.82, 2.83, 2.91, and 2.92. I run Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS off an ...
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How to run Octane Sever as a Daemon on Linux mint?

I just installed Blender 2.81 Octane Edition and Octane Server on my Linux Mint 19, but i was unable to run the Octane server. I read the installation manual on the otoy website, on which it said that ...
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What are the pros and cons of using Blender on Windows or Linux?

Is Blender more stable on some Linux distributions, or just on Linux at all? I am contemplating dual-booting my computer and partition some of my HDD for Linux to use blender there. Would there be any ...
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GPU not showing up in Blender?

Just installed Zorin OS (a Linux distrubution) and installed Blender. I am running this Linux alongside Windows 10. So I go to the system tab in Blender and see that my GPU is not listed! Why is my ...
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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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Where does Blender "connect" to NVIDIA drivers?

Using a NVIDIA GeForce 1060 with Blender 2.8 worked fine until upgrading recently to Debian 10 and Blender 2.9, but now Blender 2.9 does not recognize my NVIDIA GPU in Preferences -> System -> ...
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Where are the Blender program files in Ubuntu 14.04?

Can anyone tell me where the .blender directory is in Ubuntu 14.04? I cannot find the .blender directory in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I need to know this location so I can put the MakeHuman add on sub-...
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How to install molecular 1.1.2 Addon at Linux Blender 2.91

In Blender 2.91 on Ubuntu 20.04 (Kernel 5.10.6-051006-generic) I can not install the Addon Molecular from: https://github.com/scorpion81/Blender-Molecular-Script/releases It works fine in Windows 10 ...
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In many models, many objects have vanished and just appear as dots. Why?

My GPU is an Intel HD Graphics 530 - driver: i915 v: kernel. on Linux Cinnamon. A bunch of my models suddenly look very different in Blender. Some objects look unchanged, but most of the objects in ...
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Blender with Python 3.8

I am new to Blender and Linux in general. I am using Blender on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The default system python is 3.8. I have a custom python module built with cppyy and python 3.8 and I cannot use it ...
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I installed blender on linux, and by default OpenImageDenoise is not enabled, how to enable it?

Like the title states, i have installed blender on linux and everything works fine, except for the OpenImageDenoise, i am sure that my computer does support that feature as when i use blender on ...
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Gltf mesh compression on Linux [closed]

I'm on Arch Linux and Blender 2.91. I want to export a scene in .glb (gltf 2.0) format with mesh compression. According to blender manual, that should be supported via ...

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