How to install Blender 2.83 on a Chromebook


Update:  Blender 2.90 has been released!  Have a look at our updated tutorial:
https://www.linuxmadesimple.info/2020/10/how-to-install-blender-290-on-chromebook.html

Today we are looking at how to install Blender 2.83 LTS 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.

You will notice that every time when starting Blender it will start with a grey screen, minimize and maximize the screen until it works, and then it works as expected.

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3)  sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.blender.Blender
5) flatpak run org.blender.Blender

URL:
chrome://flags/#crostini-gpu-support

Official Site:
All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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