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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Capture realtime motion from Kinect

Came across Nimate for realtime motion capture in Blender. I have few questions regarding that. I am running on Linux with Blender installed. Nimate is free now? Whether delicode nimate needs to be ...
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How can I use multimedia keys for keyboard shortcuts in Linux?

I would like to be able to use keys like XF86AudioMute, XF86WWW, etc. for keyboard shortcuts in Blender. Apparently Blender has a few multimedia keys set up by default: However, when I try to assign, ...
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Blender 2.83.2 crashing plasmashell 5.19.3 Arch linux

I'm running into a weird bug here and I can't find other resources. I installed Blender with pacman and it opens and runs smoothly, then randomly something will cause it freeze the entire plasma ...
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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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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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How to install/use Blender 2.8 on CentOS 7.6?

I use Centos 7.6 and I am having issues to run Blender because there are problems with my libraries in my case "libmvec.so.1" is not found it seems that is due to the gclib version, I was looking for ...
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OpenCL build failed, failed loading render kernel, isn't supported by clang

I have problem. I want to use GPU compute rendering, but when I change the userpreference cycles compute device to my gpu (OpenCL), blender cannot do rendering and shows that failed loading render ...
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Blender over SSH crashes with X Error

I am using Fedora 26 PCs and ssh to connect from one PC to the other. Blender version 2.78c cannot run over a SSH connection, but surprisingly version 2.77a has no problem with that! When I run ...
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Enable OpenCL GPU Rendering on Ubuntu 16.04 with Intel Skylake GT2?

I know this is experimental technology and I shouldn't get my hopes up; I installed both the proprietary Intel OpenCL SDK (2016) and open-source Beignet (they don't seem to be interfering with one ...
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Cycles GPU renders transparent

I have (remote) access to a pretty powerful machine: i7/128GB RAM/2X Titan-X 12GB GPU/ Ubuntu 14.04, but when I try to use it to render any scene with Cycles (Blender 2.69/2.71) using GPU Compute all ...
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Importing Scipy: “cannot import name oldnumeric”

I have Blender 2.69 for Linux 64bit (using Ubuntu 13.10). I followed the method detailed by @BNewmark to get SciPy working with Blender. I already had SciPy (version 0.13.2) for Python 3 installed ...
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Switching between pan and orbit while holding MMB

In previous versions of Blender I've used, pressing or releasing Shift while holding MMB would switch between orbiting and panning, without needing to let go of MMB. In my fresh installation of ...
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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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What are these Errors / Warnings when running simple command line script

I followed the official documentation to run a simple script: import bpy bpy.data.objects["Cube"].data.vertices[0].co.x += 1.0 by command ...
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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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How to undo/redo using my mx mouse's thumb button

How can I have the undo/redo function using my MX Mouse thumb buttons, similar as I'm using them in Firefox (forward/backward)
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Blender doesn't recgonize my nvidia driver on linux (even thought it does recgonizes on my windows on dual boot)

First of all, sorry for posting a topic discussed a bunch of times in this forum, but the solutions on these forums aren't helping me, so im writing this so hopefully i can get the awnser let's get ...
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GPU renders colours differently than CPU

When rendering a scene, the colours look very different when rendering using the GPU (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680) vs. rendering using the CPU. There is a lot more red and the other colours look a lot more ...
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Blender 2.81a file created in Windows behaves weird in Linux

I have students learning Blender doing the Blender Guru Donut Tutorial. While doing this, a few of them have moved to another room. The difference is that they started on Windows 10 PCs and now try to ...
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Case sensitivity file names - Blender on Linux and Windows

What is the best way to use Windows Blender files on Linux? I have .blend files created on Windows which is case insensitive. When I open file with path to Image.jpg and file name is image.jpg it ...
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Cannot open newly downloaded blender on my new chrome laptop

I just tried to download the 64 bit linux version on my new chromebook. It allows me to download it, but says I cannot open it as it does not support his version. Note that my chromebook has linux ...
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Ubuntu Blender 2.8 wont detect Nvidia GPU

I have re installed drivers twice, and re installed blender, watched a couple of tutorials but i cant seem to get the option to select my GPU in CUDA >n< ,it is a 1050 mobile, im testing ubuntu on ...
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User Preferences File Not Compatible Between Win and Linux

I'm using both Windows and Linux and I was hoping to be able to sync the userpref.blend between these operating systems but it seems it doesn't work. I've tried with both Blender Sync and by manually ...
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Crashes with backtrace in Ubuntu after few minutes of use

Blender 2.8 keeps crashing after a bit of use within Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop. I've run Blender from command-line which on start-up returned this (may not be of much use): ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi GPU be used with Cycles?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a 3, both of which have separate GPUs from the CPU. They are running the default Raspbian (9 I think), and Blender (slightly out-of-daste repository version) is ...
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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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Blender 2.79 Cycles OpenCL RX Vega GPU extremely slow. (Ubuntu 18.04)

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a fairly powerful PC (Ryzen 2700x and Vega64) I finally managed to get OpenCL to work at all with ROCm-rehl drivers. When I render the default cube scene CPU rendering ...
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Blender 2.79 does not detect GPU AMD RX580

I've bought AMD RX580 recently and it seems Blender can't detect it, it has "none" in cycles compute device in system settings. I have ubuntu 18.04 installed, and already installed latest AMD linux ...
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Blender 2.79 - Fedora 27 - 970GT - Cuda Rendering

finally decided to move back to linux and wow it's changed!lol I've installed the nvidia drivers which appear to be working. Blender just isn't giving me the option to change to cuda rendering. Any ...
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Is there any Fedora repository with Blender that is already build with ffmpeg support

By searching in web i didn't found any solution of how to install blender that is build within ffmpeg support (within H264, Matroska etc support) from one of existing Fedora repository so it will be ...
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Blender snap (linux, specifically Ubuntu 17.04) very slow / freezing when in material view

I recently downloaded the Blender snap from Ubuntu Software because it seems to be always up to date, Then I opened one of my projects to continue working on, then it just freezed for a sec then ...
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How can I get my AMD GPU to work in Linux under OpenCL?

OS: Arch Linux kernel 4.7.6-1 GPU Driver: AMDGPU 1.1.2-1 Xorg version: 1.18.4-1 Blender version: 2.78.a-1 (latest in official Arch repo) I'm 100% sure Xorg is loading the GPU driver based on the ...
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Smooth shading only works when object is selected

I have issue with smooth shading. When I put smooth shading on some example UV spheres the smoothed sphere is the one which is selected. When I select other sphere, the other is now smoothed. I'm ...
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GUI disappearing mysteriously

I asked/posted this problem already, but some slug closed it. So now I have to repost this same question again because I can no loger update my prior question coving this same subject matter. ...
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Blender Wacom buttons not recognized - Linux Mint

I am having issue with Blender not catching Wacom buttons when pressed. Gimp and Houdini and every other app are working perfectly. I set buttons using xsetwacom set command. Is there anything ...
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Can't get blender to work on Ubuntu - when it opens I don't see the default scene

I have recently installed Blender on Ubuntu. I have tried both installing v 2.72 by downloading the tar from the website and 2.62 installed using apt-get. In both cases when I open Blender I do not ...
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The file I made in Linux Mint 19.3 won't open correctly in Linux Mint 20

I just invested in a new machine- 32 gb Ram, Nvidia 2070 super,12 core Ryzen 9, you get the picture. I installed Linux Mint 20 for the warpinator but when I open files I made in Linux Mint 19.3 it ...
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Linux setup not recognizing AMD RX580GTS GPU

I've recently switched to Linux Mint 20. GPU drivers are installed (included in the kernel) but blender and blender alone will not see the GPU. Blender runs fine OTHER than not recognizing my GPU. ...
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How Do I Install and Run Blender 2.83 on CentOS 7?

Trying to use my vps to run Blender server-side. I've tried a number of tutorials, but no success. So far... https://snapcraft.io/install/blender/centos https://wpguru.co.uk/2019/07/how-to-install-...
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Ubuntu launch blender instances with a different configuration

I am moving from Mac to Linux (Ubuntu) to use Blender (it gives me the feeling that it is more stable and, above all, faster). The problem I have is the following: On Mac I had a script, to run an ...
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I can't get openimage denoise to work on linux

I saw this questions asked already, but the way they explained the solution made no sense. I only got linux two days ago, can someone please tell me step by step how to get it working.
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Cannot select a row of vertices

As the title states: I cannot use alt + right click to select a row of vertices. I tried many things, and at first the OS was using the alt key, so I changed the default key to the superkey (windows ...
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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 non-free so I have the Nvidia 440.82 drm installed. I am using Blender version 2.83. The card is recognize ...
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Why Am i Getting Weird lighting In Eevee On Ubuntu?

I Have This Weird Lighting When Using Eevee On Ubuntu This is What Iam Getting And This Is What Iam Supposed To Get Here Are Some Additional Information Operating System: Ubuntu 19.10, CPU: AMD® A4-...
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Is V 2.79 available for Linux Ubuntu?

Version 2.82a fails to render animation. I would like to go back to version 2.79 which worked. Is V 2.79 Ubuntu still available? Where can I find a download for 2.79?
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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 constantly since v2.80

I started using Blender at v2.80 and it is constantly crashes ever since, after approximately 2-3 mins after startup. I use Arch Linux with nouveau driver. Blender ...
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Error when starting blender

I have a problem when starting blender. I have Debian, and when I start blender, it prints: ...
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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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Blender 2.79b to 2.82

I can't update Blender 2.79b to 2.82. I am using a HP Chrombook x360 Linux. I tried to update on the Linux app and on the terminal. I did an update as well.