Blender 2.59 has been released! PPA Ubuntu and LinuxMint

The Blender Foundation announced the release of  Blender 2.59. This is the third stable release of the Blender 2.5 series, representing the culmination of manyblendlogo years of redesign, development and stabilizing work. According to the announcement ” We name this version Stable” not only because it’s mostly feature complete, but especially thanks to the 1000s of fixes and feature updates we did since the 2.5 beta versions were published.

For more information about this release pleasse check the changelog


About Blender :

Blender is a free, open source 3D graphics application that can be used for modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, water and smoke simulations, skinning, animating, rendering, particle and other simulations, non-linear editing, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications, including video games, animated film, or visual effects.

Blender’s features include advanced simulation tools such as rigid, realistic body, fluid, cloth and softbody dynamics, modifier-based modeling tools, powerful character animation tools, a node-based material and compositing system and Python for embedded scripting.


You can install Blender in Ubuntu and Linuxmint via the following PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cheleb/blender-svn
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender
  • For Fedora
yum Install  blender
  • Mandriva
urpmi blender
  • Opensue
yast2 -i blender


Also check our previous posts about blender:

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  • Zachariah Callaway

    Wow, sounds like a powerful utility.

  • darent

    Now thats what I call an update… they totally improved the user interface, now it doesn’t look like a win98 app… brilliant.