Wow! what a great idea. I just need to now how to do this in Linux
Today I decided to roll up my sleeves and figure out how to run Blender headless. I’ve been telling people that it’s possible (based on documentation), but haven’t tried it out myself.
It’s actually pretty simple. Here are some steps. I’m on a Mac, so the paths might be slightly different if you’re on another operating system (check out these instructions for for Windows).
1. Figure out the path of the Blender executable. If you’ve ran the Blender console window before, it’s the same executable.
To find it via GUI, open up where the downloaded Blender zip was extracted.
On a Mac, show package contents and navigate to the blender executable.
(I currently have the extracted Blender 2.74 package on the Desktop for simplicity so my path reflects that.)
2. Run the executable with the -b argument to run Blender without the GUI. You can…
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