How to install Blender 2.82a on a Chromebook

Update:  Blender 2.83 has been released recently and you can install it on a Chromebook, but it tends to run slowly currently.  We created a tutorial to install Blender 2.82a which runs very well.

Today we are looking at how to install Blender on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

1) sudo apt install nano
2) sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
*Change buster to bullseye

*Please note that this a keyboard base text editor, so your mouse won't work just your arrow buttons.
*Press Ctrl and X together to close the editor, then the letter y and then Enter.

3) sudo apt update
4) sudo apt install blender
5) sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
*Revert it back

6) sudo apt update

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Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

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