Blender is a free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. Blender 2.59 has been released, Blender 2.59 gets major updates and many bug fixes.
Blender 2.59 Changelog
This is mostly a bug fix release with 140 fixes since 2.58a. Additions include improved keymap editing, 3D mouse support, some new addons and Node UI improvements.
- 3D Mouse support “NDOF”
- Custom Keymaps
- Ivy Generator (Addon)
- Sapling (Addon)
- Grease Scatter (Addon)
- Node editor enhancements
- Check Blender 2.59 full changelog Here.
Install Blender 2.59 On Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal And Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot
We will use the same PPA used for earlier release for install Blender 2.58 in this post Here.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:cheleb/blender-svn/ubuntu
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender
[note]PPA works in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid, and Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic[/note]
For more Download Options for different Linux distributions and other platforms click Here.