Blender is one of the most popular 3D modeling and video editing tool available out there. In this guide, you will learn how to install Blender on Linux. This guide can be followed on any Linux distribution like Ubuntu, Mint, Pop OS, Elementary OS, Fedora, or Manjaro – the choice is yours.

Installing latest Blender

To install the latest Blender application, visit and download the Blender application bundle.

Downloading Blender application bundle

After downloading the bundle you can extract it.

Extract Blender application bundle

Now simply navigate to the extracted folder and run the blender executable file. To run it, right-click and select Run.

Running Blender executable file

You can also use the terminal to execute this Blender file and for this open the terminal and navigate to the extracted folder and run the blender file.


After executing the file Blender application will start.

Blender application

Installing Blender with snap

Blender is also available as a snap application so you can also install it through the snap store. For this, you can use the snap store app or snap package manager.

To install from snap package manager:

sudo snap install blender --classic

Now search for Blender in the application menu and start it.

And if you want to remove it:

sudo snap remove --purge blender

For more information on snap applications: What is snap? How does it work and How to use it?

Watch Video guide on YouTube

Additionally, You can also watch a step-by-step video guide on YouTube to get a better understanding of it.


So that is the guide on how to install Blender on any Linux distribution. Let me know what you think about it in the comments and subscribe to the LinuxH2O Youtube channel. Till then, keep enjoying Linux.