Time for another quick-and-dirty how-to. This time we’re enabling GPU rendering (CUDA) for Blender on Ubuntu 17.04. This should also work for most Debian based distributions.

Install dependencies:

sudo apt-get install blender nvidia-cuda-toolkit g++-5 nvidia-modprobe

Note: It’s a good idea to reboot your machine after installing dependencies.

Select video device:

Select GPU Compute:

Select tile size:

Render:

Note: You may need to launch Blender as root the first time.

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