How to Install Blender 3D on Ubuntu 22.04?

Blender is an application used for creating and editing 3D models and it is an open-source application, moreover, it is available for all operating systems including Linux.

Blender contains all the tools including creating 3D models, sculpting, animating, rigging, and rendering. In this write-up, we will find out the methods by which we can install the Blender 3D on the Ubuntu 22.04 through the command line methods.

How to install the Blender 3D on the Ubuntu 22.04

There are two methods of installation of the Blender on the Ubuntu 22.04:

  • Through the Ubuntu package repository
  • Through the Snap

How to install the Blender on Ubuntu 22.04 using Ubuntu package repository

Update the packages of the Ubuntu 22.04 so all the default and installed packages are up to dated using the command:

$ sudo apt update

Use the apt package manager to install the Blender 3D:

$ sudo apt install blender -y

To confirm the installation, we will check the version of the installed Blender 3D:

$ blender --version

To launch the application, use the command:

$ blender

The application has been launched:

If we want to remove the installed Blender, we can use the command:

$ sudo apt purge blender -y

How to install the Blender 3D on Ubuntu 22.04 using Snap

The Ubuntu 22.04 comes with the pre-installed snapd utility. We will use the snap utility to install Blender by using the command:

$ sudo snap install blender --classic

When it is done, we will type “blender” in the search bar and click on the icon of the Blender:

The home screen of the blender 3D has opened:

Similarly to installation, if we want to remove the Blender from the Ubuntu, we will use the snap utility:

$ sudo snap remove blender


If you are in search of the package which provides all the tools and applications of the 3D pipeline, then the Blender is the first recommendation. In this article, two different methods of the installation of the Blender 3D have been discussed in detail using the apt package manager and the snapd utility.

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Hammad Zahid

I'm an Engineering graduate and my passion for IT has brought me to Linux. Now here I'm learning and sharing my knowledge with the world.