Fedora is not officially supported by Autodesk, but it can be installed because it is an 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 libpng15 libtiff
Soft link the libtiff required as per Maya.
cd /usr/lib64 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.tgzCode language: CSS (css)
Launch the setup
If you get an error while trying to run
setup try this command
sudo QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 ./setup
The GUI installer will launch. Go through the installation process, and it should successfully install Maya 2018
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