Installation on Linux
This guide covers the following topics:
Below are listed the installation commands for popular Linux distributions.
For the appropriate system, run the command in a terminal:
sudo apt-get install python3 python3-pip subversion
sudo yum install python python-pip
sudo pacman -S python python-pip subversion
Python 3.10 is not yet support, it is recommended to use Python 3.9 or earlier.
Downloading the Repository
Simply check out the Blender Manual’s repository using:
cd ~ svn checkout https://svn.blender.org/svnroot/bf-manual/trunk/blender_docs
The repository will now be downloaded which may take a few minutes depending on your internet connection.
Setting up the Build Environment
Open a Terminal window.
blender_docsfolder which was just added by the SVN checkout:
Inside that folder is a file called
requirements.txtwhich contains a list of all the dependencies we need. To install these dependencies, we can use the
sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt
Every now and then you may want to make sure your dependencies are up to date using:
sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt --upgrade