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Cant save files on ubuntu? [closed]

I recently started using Linux. I picked Ubuntu, specifically Zorin OS as my distro, and I downloaded blender through steam. But for some reason when I try to save anything, it gives me this error: <...
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Save & Auto-Save Disaster

I've just lost 8 hours worth of work. Neither my manual save or auto-save worked. I manually saved often using ctrl-s. My auto-save was set to every 2 minutes. After Blender crashed at 9pm,my only ...
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How does blender save the different components together - including the object, the textures, and the meta-rigging?

My scene involves 1 object (3D model) with its 2 materials, 2 corresponding textures and 1 meta-rigging I am often confused by the way blender saves files, for example: When I save the texture as a ...
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parent rig deletes after save

I have a rigged model where the entire rig is fine except a piece of the face. When I animate the rig, the teeth are never parented. When I do parent the teeth to the rig it works fine, so I'll save ...
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I make an action editor animation using keyframes, I save and quit, then when I open it back up, my animations are gone

I am making an animation using Action Editor and key frames, I then go to save and quit, when I go back in, most of my animations are gone and only a few remain.
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Saving blend-files straight to server nets 0.5% speed of a windows file copy, how to fix?

Some context: Part of our company (about 3 fulltime people) do ArchViz, we're using Blender 2.79b and are transitioning to Blender 2.8. Tests underneath were done using 2.8. I'm not an artist myself ...
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Can't save image while rendering

I tried to do a test render and I cant save the final image. Does anyone know what causes this, and what ca i do?
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Where does animation render save when output folder location doesn't exist

I have a question about location where finished rendered animation saves.. I have started rendering on one computer where I have specified the path to save folder. BUT I have now continued the ...
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Compositing: Mask layer opacity keyframes are not saved

I am working with the node-based compositor in Blender 4.0.2. I have a mask. The mask consists of several layers, animated to follow action in the clip. As the mask layers pass the subject, I set a ...
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Update preferences when working with application template

I have setup 3.6 LTS with application templates. One for production, one with minimal addons and a factory default one. As described in the Blender docs, those template files are stored in the script ...
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Blender File getting too large after workflow

i'm currently working on a visualisation for an event company. They want different spaces to be shown to a pending client. For this purpose i've built a file that i can create all these spaces in, but ...
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Need help with either globaldict or saving to JSON and recalling the saved info

So I've tried using the globaldict to make int properties persist across different scenes, but it doesn't work no matter how I try. I've followed many tutorials exactly and to the letter, but in the ...
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stopping and saving partial render not working

I'm trying to stop and save a partial render, but have so far been unsuccessful. Researching past questions suggests either pressing the X or ESC key, then being able to save as usual, but the image ...
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saving rendered image with project so when project is opened later, rendered image is there?

Still new to blender and learning some of the shortcuts and procedures, but I notice that when a project is saved, the rendered image isn't automatically saved with it (or if it is, I don't know the ...
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Blender 4 not saving all rendered layers

I have created two layers (for light/shadow management), and enabled rendering in the Layers tab. each layer has Alpha background. I am using the Compositor to add the images together before When I ...
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How to disable pie-menu for Ctrl + S

How do I disable the Pie menu for Ctrl S? I didn't have it before, I don't know what I messed with, and now it shows up. it shows Saving, Open, Append. Just the pie menu for saving, how do I disable ...
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Freestyle SVG Export with Stereoscopy

I have a scene set up with multiple cameras and I have it working so that I can get multiple raster images and save them. However With Freestyle SVG enabled it saves all of the svg images on top of ...
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Blender Rendered Image showing solid grey color [duplicate]

I'm using Blender for the first time. I'm learning from various sources, whenever I make something and try to save the rendered image, it shows a solid grey color when pressing F12. I'm not able to ...
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Where is my script?

I started using Blender recently. I wrote a very nice and long script doing an animation in the text editor. I saved my project. When I reopened my project, I couldn't find my script! Where did it go?
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Saving texture including particle system

I made a glass material with bubbles in the thickness. I created it by making a clear glass material to which I added a hair particle system for the bubbles. I would like to save this material, ...
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Geometry nodes not effecting after I reopened the save file

I finished the geometry nodes part 1 from Blender Guru. I saved the file and the next day when I reopened the save, the nodes had no effect on the icing. I tried restarting the PC and restarting ...
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When I export my model as stl file, a small part of it becomes distorted, what do i do?

When I export my model as an STL file, a small part of it becomes distorted but when I export it as OBJ it is fine. I don't know what is going wrong. I opened the STL in meshlab the problem was still ...
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How do you undo save changes to a project

when u click on other and select something then it says save changes and you click on it, how do you undo this?
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Save As, Export, and Anything with the File Dialog Popup Isn't Opening the File Dialog

When I tried to save the first time blender did not open the file dialog so I could tell it where to save my work. I tried save as, save a copy, and exporting and none of them opened the file dialog. ...
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How to override where Save Versions (.blend1) files are saved to

I see via this question: How do I get blender to stop creating so many files? That we can alter how many files are saved, and can turn off the feature. My problem is that I still want the feature, but ...
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How do I stop so many .blend1 files from being created

Every time I save my files, it creates a new .blend1 file. I only want one backup. I have the same versions set to 1, but it saves a file every single time for some reason. Thanks for the help.
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Exporting model as USDZ

The 3.5 release notes say exporting a model as USDZ is supported. How do I do this? The export menu does not contain usdz as an option. The source code (linked to on the release page) says something ...
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How to save default settings when saving an Image Texture

After baking a texture and before I save the texture from the "Image->Save As" interface, I check the "Save as Render" box, set the Color Management setting to "Override,&...
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Objects displaced randomly after saving and re-opening

I'm not sure what I have been doing wrong but sometimes when I save my file and re-open it the objects are all displaced in random rotations and locations. My most recent model has been completely ...
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Blender keeps deleting my sculpt when I save

Im working on a sculpt and Blender keeps deleted the progress ive made when i try to save the file or if I do anything outside of sculpting the object at hand. Ive attached images of before and after, ...
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Exporting a PNG in Blender 2.79

I'm trying to export a render as just a PNG in Blender 2.79 (thats the latest one my Mac is capable of running). I have PNG specified in the dropdown (see my ...
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Keyframes of linked rig not getting saved

I have linked a rig into my scene where I want to pose it in. I made a library override to the rig to make it posable. So far I am able to pose the linked rig, I made keyframes and saved my file. When ...
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Saving via python does not add file to Recent Files

I wrote my save function so it automatically changes its name based on the date and I want it to be added to the Recent Files menu. When I save my file via python like this: ...
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How to edit autosave file location for (blend1, blend2, ...)

As a company we are used to save different versions of our files constantly, to be able to go back to previous steps in the process: ...
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Blender not autosaving .blend files that are located in D: drive

Blender has been autosaving all my files normally but for some reason, once I started storing my projects outside my SSD, blender no longer autosaves them. It resumes to autosaving them again once I ...
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Saved image is darker than the render

After toggling every switch I can't seem to figure it out. Basically I have a test render (on the right), I saved it, and then I open it (on the left) and it is several shades darker I have no idea ...
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How to save and load Blender objects with Python?

I have written an elaborate python code that creates complex objects from scratch. [Well, technically I use the numpy functions save and ...
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Import and Save Views are Blank

love the software, just such an incredible tool :) One problem though... I started a file and can't seem to save it. I just get a blank "Blender File View" window. Literally nothing in there....
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Error message when saving file refering to grasswald addon

I'm receiving an error message when I save my blend file. The strange thing about it is that the message refers to an addon which I did not even use in the project. The file seems to save just fine, ...
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Render and Saved image look different

I was trying to render a circle that I would later add glare to in compositing. When I rendered the image with the compositing, it looked fin in blender, however when I saved the image it did not save ...
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recall saved position object

if the topic had already been discussed, I'm sorry, I don't know what kind of keywords to use for the search. I come from the Autodesk "Vred" world and I speak of "Vset" a module ...
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How to save stereo images

What is the correct way to save out stereo side by side images in blender. I hit render on my scene and I watch as it renders first the left and then the right image. However when the rendering is ...
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Compositing a background color does not result in a pure color

Ok I have an interesting observation. Looks to me that blender isn't able to render out a pure color. I need to add a black background to my character, and it has to be PURE black. But when I put it ...
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Is there a global switch or some reason why my animated people have reverted to a T pose?

I'm using v3.0. I have a scene that I've added Mixamo characters in various running or walking animations. I have zero experience rigging or animating figures, but managed to get everything working ...
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Blender Won't Save World Surface Shaders

I was working on a blender project, and noticed that when I opened it, all the world shaders that weren't being used got deleted. Any Ideas on how to fix this? Btw, I was able to restore the shaders ...
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How do I save a frame as an image in Blender 3.0 VSE?

This question has already been answered here, but everything got changed around in Blender 3.0. F3 now opens up this search menu which has not been very useful in finding what I'm looking for. I ...
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Why is there no "save over" popup?

I know that, the file name turns red when the file name is the same as an existing filename in the "save as" window. But that is not enough. It has happened to me repeatedly that I overwrote ...
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How to set Temporary Files to a relative path?

The backup files are only stored if I replace Temporary files path // with e.g. /blenderFileLocation/. Otherwise I get ...
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Resize Applied to UV Editor does not Save

Hello all. I am attempting to resize the skin textures on multiple models. In this instance, I have clicked on the skin mesh and opened the UV Editor. Navigating to Image Resize, I lowered the value ...
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Saving png images with semi-transparent objects over transparent background has issues

I've run into this problem on multiple different projects, and can't figure out what's causing it. Images below. It seems to be the result of rendering a scene with semi-transparent (opacity at 0.5) ...