Blender 2.83 Released as First Long Term Support [Ubuntu PPA]

Blender 2.83 was released a few days ago.It’s marked as the first LTS (Long Term Support) release with 2-year support with critical fixes.

Blender is the third and final update of the Blender 2.8 series, the new release features:

This release focuses on performance improvements – faster undo, higher performance for the Grease Pencil toolset, and adaptive sampling in the Cycles render engine – enabling artists to increase the complexity of their scenes.It also delivers brand-new sculpting tools such as the physics- enabled Cloth Brush and Face Sets. The Nvidia RTX AI-accelerated denoiser is now available in the viewport, greatly speeding up render previews. For a full list of updates, check the release notes at blender.org.

Blender 2.83 Released as First Long Term Support [Ubuntu PPA]

How to Install Blender 2.83 in Ubuntu:

The Blender Snap package (runs in sandbox) powered by Blender Foundation can be directly installed from Ubuntu Software.

Blender 2.83 Released as First Long Term Support [Ubuntu PPA]

For those prefer apt repository, Thomas Schiex’s PPA has made the packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.

1.) Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from ‘show applications’ menu.

When terminal opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender

Type your password (no asterisk feedback) for sudo prompt and hit Enter to continue.

Blender 2.83 Released as First Long Term Support [Ubuntu PPA]

2.) Then run commands to install Blender 2.83 .deb package:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install blender

Uninstall:

To remove the PPA repository, launch Software & Updates utility and remove repository line under Other Software tab.

To remove Blender .deb package, run command:

sudo apt remove --autoremove blender

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