How to install Blender 2.83 on a Chromebook

Update:  Blender 2.90 has been released!  Have a look at our updated tutorial:

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!

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

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


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