Here is how to install Autodesk Maya on Fedora 29/30. Maya is the industry standard in Visual Effects, Animation and the Games industry.
Fedora is not officially supported by Autodesk, but it can be installed because it is a RPM based Linux distribution,
This tutorial expects you to know how to use the terminal
Run these commands in the terminal
sudo dnf -y install mesa-libGLw mesa-libGLU libXp libXmu libXt libXi libXext libX11 libXinerama libXau libxcb gamin audiofile audiofile-devel e2fsprogs-libs glibc zlib libSM libICE tcsh xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi liberation-mono-fonts liberation-fonts-common liberation-sans-fonts liberation-serif-fonts libpng12 libtiff
Soft link the libtiff required as per Maya.
sudo ln -s libtiff.so.5 libtiff.so.3
Extract the archive and set it as the current directory.
tar -xvf Autodesk_Maya_2018_EN_Linux_64bit.tgz
Launch the setup
The GUI installer will launch. Go through the installation process, and it should successfully install Maya 2018
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