How to Install Blender on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Blender on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Blender on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Blender is a 3D modeling software, created in 1994 with its latest release in 2020. The program has a lot you graphical functions and has its versions for almost all the possible operating systems. Blender contains the following features sculpting,3D Modeling, animation, camera tracking, Rendering, Video editing, compositing, and many more and it supports multiple operating systems (ie) Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Install Blender on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Blender on Ubuntu system.

  • Install Blender via PPA

Add the Official PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
sudo apt update
sudo apt-get install blender
  • Install Blender via Snap

Run the following command below to install snap and blender:

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install blender --classic
  • Install Blender via Flathub

Now install Blender using Flatpak:

flatpak install flathub org.blender.Blender
  • Install Blender via the official website

Download Blender package available on the official website and install it:

tar - xvf blender-2.91.0-linux64.tar.xz
cd blender-2.91.0-linux64/

That’s all you need to do to install the Blender on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Blender, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.