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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't install Blender 2.7 on Manjaro XFCE

I use Manjaro XFCE. I ran a makepkg -s command from the .gz file of Blender 2.7 (I only have OpenGL 2.1) first I got an error of CMake then I ran sudo pacman -s base-devel , now I have a new Error, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Set the graphic card, before the first blender start. (Virtual Linux System)

The problem: Blender does not start and prints the following error message: ...
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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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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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How to check whether the Blender application is focused / on the foreground / active (Windows and Linux) in Python

Is there a way to check whether Blender is currently focused / on the foreground / active (in both Windows and Linux)? We're sending data to Blender, and this would help us determine which Blender ...
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Graphics card driver with support for OpenGL 3.3 or higher ERROR

I am trying to access blender remotely via SSH using MobaXterm. I have installed blender on a Linux machine and am trying to access it from a windows machine. I have a NVIDIA Graphics card (GeForce ...
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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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Could not open file for writing?

I have been using blender for a few years and this is the first time I have come across this problem. I am running 2.79 on Ubuntu. I was trying render a short test video for a new project and I came ...
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Blender 2.91 wont recognize nvidia gpu

I did a fresh install with Manjaro 20 and just installed blender. I am running a RTX 2060 6gb GPU CUDA nor OPTIX see the gpu. I have the current nvidia 455.45.1 driver installed. Blender 2.91 wont ...
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OpenCL with Intel GPU freezes Blender on Linux

I'm on linux with Blender 2.90.1. I install 'intel-opencl-icd'. I go to Blender system settings -> click on OpenCL and Blender freezes (it does not respond, it does not log in console) I must kill ...
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add-ons in a linux installation of blender

I have been trying to find a how-to or article which explains installing add-on .zips in Linux. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. It seems that there are a lot of add-ons available at Blender Market, like &...
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only object origin moves in object mode, can't move the mesh(origin already unticked )

This happens after opening any blend file .recently i've switched to ubuntu.when i tick origin the mesh moves but in the different direction-.-... https://streamable.com/nspzd8 I'm using blender 2.83....
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Using Blender's GUI application from WSL2 (repost from stackoverflow)

This is a repost from StackOverflow, I was recommend to post this here by a friend Recently a fellow intern finished his internship. For this internship, he wrote some automated fluid simulations in ...
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How can i install Blender 2.8 in ubuntu 18.4 with only console?

today i use apt-get install blender in my Linux server (which has no screen or any display service but pure SSH remote connection) ,but the installed blender ...
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How to use the Alt + Right click in edit mode in Linux

I am trying to use the Alt+Right Click to select edge loops in Linux Mint but this shortcut doesn't work it is already used for Linux to reduce a window. I have checked the keyboard shortcut but it ...
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Ubuntu. Blender crashes when opens Shader Editor

I haven’t been able to use the Shader Editor. Im using Blender 2.9.1. I have proved different versions and only works in my computer in Blender 2.69. 1- I open Blender 2.9.1 (empty project) 2-I switch ...
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Blender render extremely slow on Linux (+ crashes)

I have a Lenovo Yoga laptop with AMD Ryzen 4700U and integrated graphics. On Ubuntu 20.04 (with mainline kernel 5.8), blender randomly crashes on render about 2/3 times (before it actually starts ...

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