Blender is one of the best open-source 3D graphics designing software available in the world at this time.
The world-famous animated movie Big Buck Bunny was produced using Blender.
Several short animated movies including Sintel and Tears of Steel were also designed, developed, and produced using Blender.
In this context, we shall look into how to install and get an up-to-date copy of your own Blender on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system or any of its variants.
To perform this installation tasks, follow the steps given below.
You would need to go to Ubuntu Launchpad via https://launchpad.net/~thomas-schiex/+archive/ubuntu/blender link.
Add PPA repositories to your operating system.
We are using Thomas Schiex's PPA here which is the only repository that gets continuous support:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
You may or may not get a message from the PPA maintainer.
You only need to hit Enter and wait for the repository to be added to your system.
Once done, you would need to update your local apt repositories:
$ sudo apt-get update
Now you are ready to install the latest stable version of the Blender.
Hit the below command, accept the dependencies, and you are good to go:
$ sudo apt-get install blender
Access the blender from the activity menu just like any other application.
To remove the blender simply run:
$ sudo apt-get remove blender
This command will remove it easily.
This article covers steps to install Blender on Ubuntu Systems. Blender 3D is a professional open-source 3D graphics and animation software. It has a rich feature set like animations, visual effects, 3D modeling, and motion graphics.
It produces great results and is used in professional film production.
To install Blender 3D on Ubuntu:
1. We need to update our Ubuntu 20.04 system before installing Blender 3D on it. This can be done with the following command:
$ sudo apt-get update
2. Now, we can install Blender 3D on our Ubuntu 20.04 system with the following command:
$ sudo apt install blender
During the installation of this software, you will be asked to provide confirmation for this action by typing in "y" and then pressing the Enter key.