Install Blender On Ubuntu, Via Command Line

Install Blender 2.77 on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 Systems. Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender is well suited to individuals and small studios who benefit from its unified pipeline and responsive development process.


The Blender Foundation and online developer community are proud to present Blender 2.77, released March 19th, 2016! In this release:

  • Cycles: Better Subsurface Scattering, GPU support for Smoke/Fire and Point Density.
  • Grease pencil stroke sculpting and improved workflow.
  • OpenVDB caching for smoke/volumetric simulations.
  • Reworked library handling to manage missing and deleted datablocks.
  • Redesigned progress bar.
  • Edit mode boolean tool, better decimate modifier.
  • Improved extruding and weight painting tools for sculpting/painting.
  • Support for Windows XP and the SCons build system was removed.
  • Blender now requires OpenGL 2.1 minimum
  • And: 100s of bug fixes and other improvements!

Install Blender 2.77 on Ubuntu


Run the following commands in Terminal to install Blender 2.77 on Ubuntu Systems:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install blender

Once installed, open the Blender app from Ubuntu Dash or Menu.

If you wish to uninstall and remove the Blender from Ubuntu Systems, run the command given below:

$ sudo apt-get remove blender

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