Questions tagged [system]

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Blender opens but is strangely unresponsive

I am using Win 7 home 64bit. I have multiple versions of blender portable installed (just an unzip), after not using it for a couple months I went to open 2.77a and it just gives me a big black screen ...
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Blender particle system , emitting a mesh with a particle system

I made a simple flower and i used the particle system for the petels , now im trying to use the particle system on my plane to emmit the flower but its rendering as a mesh without the petels , is ...
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File Crashes when opened - how to Fix?

I have been working on an animation recently, and in it is an object with a particle system. I set the particle emission to a rather high number (though by no means the highest I have ever done, about ...
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No render speed difference in Eevee cpu vs gpu

My gpu got damaged last night so I removed it and started using blender with cpu only. I found that there is no difference in render speed or performance between cpu vs gpu. 2 second per frame on cpu ...
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Blender 2.8 interface becomes so laggy

I downloaded blender 2.8 a couple of weeks ago and it was working fine. Yesterday, the interface became so laggy. I'm not able to spot the issue because I didn't install a new software or something ...
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I can't run Blender when I reboot computer

I have a problem like below so I delete system variable and succeed to run. Problem: SyntaxError when trying to launch Blender 2.78 with Python 3.6 But It doesn't run when I reboot computer and ...
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Blender hard crashes arcross all versions, 2 weeks now…?

Usually the screen will flashback to 5 minutes before. This doesn't always mean it will crash, just lets me know I need to save if it comes out of the flashback. For 2 weeks now I've had crashes, 5-10 ...
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OpenGL 3.3 blender won't open 2.8

Running 2.82.7 or 2.82.7a on win 8.1 64 pro, Nvidia gtx 770, BACKGROUND------------------------------------ Blender was running fine for months. BTW No recent updates to win or drives. During a ...
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Blender stops responding temporarily when adjusting sliders

The Blender application frequently stops responding temporarily when I attempt to adjust value sliders in the UI. Once it starts responding again I can adjust sliders normally however, five minutes ...
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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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Blender keeps on saying “Not responding”

So, I am trying to make something. Whenever I try to press something, blender freezes and says "not responding". Like every two seconds. I cannot use blender if this keeps on happening. I feel it's ...
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I wish to enroll for the course, but I need to know, first, what would be the computer configuration required to run and work on Blender, effectively?

I wish to enroll for the course, but, before that, I need to know what would be the ideal computer configuration required to run and work on Blender, effectively?
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Node wrangler not working blender2.82a in Mac OS

I am using Mac Book air as my device and I am new to Blender. Node wrangler shortcut like Shift + Cmd + Left Click or Cmd + Space bar doesn’t work as they coincide with the system shortcut eg. Cmd +...
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Raked sand/gravel

First time posting but long time lurker :) I'm trying to do a zen garden and I'm stuck in finding a way to model the raked sand/gravel surrounding the stones. I'm not a pro and so far I've modelled a ...
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'Toggle System Console' is not in the window tab

v2.82a mac osx high sierra. Anyway to turn this on elsewhere? I've tried the search menu and check earlier versions. Thanks
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Blender freezing (100% rate in material tab)

Blender is recently starting to freeze on my new computer, which has an AMD FX processor and Nvidia 1000 series GPU, I have tested 1 install of Debian, and 2 different live systems, all of them freeze....
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Does Blender work ok with quadro t1000?

I wanted to find out if Blender will work ok with the Nvidia Quadro t1000 graphics card? I'd really appreciate any knowledge anyone has on this
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compiled blender runs and fails with its own numpy

Blender was compiled without errors. However, right after run it fails without even showing gui. In the error message it clearly states that python was run, but was not finding a required library, ...
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Undos In Sculpting

Anyone know if it's possible to get undos to ignore setting changes? In sculpt mode, if you change brush pressure or symmetry and then undo a stroke, it also undoes your pressure setting and symmetry ...
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Crash when selecting GPU or clicking System in settings with RX5700XT

Blender was working fine for me recently, but now I'm observing a problem. Blender 2.81a and 2.79 seem to have the same issue. using cycles I get a crash as soon as I select GPU from the list of ...
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it says not responding

in just bought a new Dell XPS 13 9380 laptop I downloaded blender 2.81 several times every time I get the same result. it opens up I got a little black screen then the main grey screen and that's all ...
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Why the Emission on Hair Particle System is disable?

I need to edit the NUMBER of EMISSION, but it disabled after I use WEIGHT PAINT with VERTEX GROUPS. How can I edit emission after this?
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I have better than optimal hardware but Blender keeps crashing

I am trying to get started using blender and follow a simple tutorial to get used to creating abstract renders for design work. While running blender even performing the simplest of tasks my computer ...
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What's your worst working hardware for Eevee?

I have blender 2.8 and Eevee just kicks me out of blender when render b utton is pushed. All other options seem to work fine as far as my limited experience knows. I have an AMD-A8, R5 integrated ...
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Convert particle system to animated meshes Blender 2.8

We know the code below works in 2.79. But trying it in 2.8x it will not take effect and no error will be displayed. Anyone knows how what could be missing there? ...
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Cannot access folders

I cannot access folders or files in Blender. I have tried reinstalling Blender several times. Anyone know whats going on?
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Blender creates empty copys off tempory folders in wrong directory

Every time i start blender (mobile version 2.78) it creates a copy - off the folder belonging in my "local\Temp\" folder (names blender_a[5 digit number]) - in another folder coincidentially also ...
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2.80 Cycles Render Devices Tab empty

Just installed the latest release 2.80, July 30 2019, under System the tab Cycles render devices is visible, but empty. So Cycles is not available. Win10 64, GTX1050ti and onboard GPU, latest drivers....
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Blender 2.80 crashes when starting up in Win 10

Blender 2.80 crashes on start on my new MSI. Have tried to install and run 2.79 as well -- same thing. I need help badly and appreciate every response. The pattern is as follows 1. click and ...
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Application Template on Blender 2.8 - Not working?

I´ve followed the application template install guide from the official manual: https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/advanced/app_templates.html#app-templates Yet I don´t see my splash screen or ...
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Is there a way to internally restart blender, or equivalent to closing and opening manually - even if it's just a temporary save and quit and reload

.. the addons get broken and addon reload doesn't even work, tried a bunch of stuff, closing and opening blender does it.. Any ideas on how to restart blender would be great..
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CUDA error at cuCtxCreate: Launch failed

I wanted to render a scene in Cycles Render and there was an error. I'm using a GTX 1050TI with 1898 Mhz (OC). I have 16GB Ram in my PC and used 8192MB Ram in Blender. My Render performance is at 64 ...
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Blender is so laggy?

My graphics card is not good but thanks to the answer in this question, I was able to run Blender. The interface is very laggy. When I click anywhere it takes about 0.5 to 1 second to show the menu ...
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Does an inactive Blender prevent Windows from sleeping and/or hibernating?

I use W7 on a ThinkPad, with hybrid sleep enabled. Sleep/hibernate work as expected without Blender. When Blender application is loaded (i.e. the application has been launched, but is not rendering ...
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Problem: Particle System Objects Collide With Mesh on the Scene

I have used particle system to randomly put trees on the grass field shown on the screen. Then I made a road mesh which I put over that grass field without joining road and field into one object. The ...
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Blender 2.79 undo “partially” applies

I hit a ctrl-Z problem : the undo works in edit mode but won't apply in object mode. Undo history (ctrl-Alt-Z) won't show neither. I get the same behaviour in the History buttons of the Tools panel... ...
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OpenCL version missing from User Prefs

As seen in the picture, I have no option to select OpenCL as a solution to render with. I'm using Blender 2.78.5 (the version where we do have the Principled BSDF shader). I'm on AMD Radeon HD 8730M ...