Autodesk Maya 2018 on Fedora 29/30

fedora Dec 01, 2018

Here is how to install Autodesk Maya on Fedora 29/30. Maya is the industry standard in Visual Effects, Animation, and the Games industry.

Updated: Grab a copy of Autodesk Maya for Linux from manage.autodesk.com, or here

Fedora is not officially supported by Autodesk, but it can be installed because it is an RPM-based Linux distribution,

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This tutorial expects you to know how to use the terminal

Install dependencies.

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.

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.tgz
cd Autodesk_Maya_2018_EN_Linux_64bit

Launch the setup

sudo ./setup

The GUI installer will launch. Go through the installation process, and it should successfully install Maya 2018

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Thanks to the YouTube channel The Art Of Failure to create this video to fix the visual installation bug.


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