Here is how to install Autodesk Maya on Fedora 29. 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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