When I install Blender from the Ubuntu repositories with
sudo apt-get install blender
I can run Blender with just
However, I asked around the IRC channels and they recommend against using Blender from the repositories. Besides, I couldn’t get the latest Blender from there. I should download from the official site instead. I have several questions about what to do with the resulting .tar.bz2 file
- Which directory should I untar the file?
- How can I run Blender from anywhere in the command line? I tried setting the PATH variable in .bashrc and also using the export command, but I can’t still can’t run Blender from anywhere.
- This question is closely related to #2. Somehow, despite setting the PATH variable, I still can’t run Blender from anywhere since it requires
as opposed to the apt-get install where I can just do
Thanks in advance!