Install Blender 2.8 in Ubuntu Step by Step

Install blender 2.8 there are several ways, there are at least three ways: through the Official Website Blender, Ubuntu Software Manager, and command-line based installation. Blender 2.8 is a popular 3D application that is free and open source. This application is for creating and editing 3D computer graphics.

In another article, I have written about Android gradient background. I create the Android Gradient tutorial using a free and open-source program too, Android Studio. You can open it if you want to see and try it.

Blender 3D applications have many uses, including the following: create animation, modeling and create simulations. Not only that, but the blender is also for rendering, compositing, motion tracking, video editing and can be used to make games. I most often edit videos using a blender.

Specifications for Install Blender 2.8

There are three categories of systems to install Blender 2.8: minimum, recommended and best performance. For now, the computer that I use to install the blender includes recommended specifications. In the near future, my computer will be upgraded to the best performance.

Minimum

  • 32-bit dual-core 2Ghz CPU with SSE2 support
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1280×768 Display
  • Mouse, trackpad or pen tablet
  • Graphics card with 2 GB RAM

Recommended

  • 64-bit quad-core CPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • Full HD display
  • Three-button mouse
  • Graphics card with 4 GB RAM

Optimal

  • 64-bit eight-core CPU
  • 32 GB RAM
  • Full HD displays
  • Three-button mouse and pen tablet
  • Graphics card with 16 GB RAM

Download and Install Blender 2.8

To download, open the blender website and go to the download link. When I made this article, the stable version was blender 2.79b. While Blender 2.8 is in release candidate 3. Click Download other versions and platforms and download according to the computer or laptop you have. My computer is 64 bit Linux.

On Linux systems to know how many bits of your linux system, open your terminal and type “uname -m“.

Install Blender 2.80
Install Blender 2.80

After the download process is complete, open the download folder and extract the zip file. Right-click on the zip file and select Extract Here. After the extraction process is complete, then open the Blender extracted folder. To run the Blender program 2.80 double click on the blender file that is 149.1MB in size.

Folder Blender 2.80
Folder Blender 2.80

If your process is correct from the beginning to the end, Blender 2.80 was installed on your computer or laptop.

Blender 2.80 Release Candidate 2
Blender 2.80 Release Candidate 2

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