Installing Maya on Linux
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If you need Maya to work seamlessly on Linux, you should use the distro recommended by Autodesk (e.g RHEL/CentOS/Rocky for Maya 2023). However, it's possible to install Maya on other distros by applying various hacks which we discuss here.
Maya 2023 on Fedora 36
sudo dnf install libnsl sudo dnf search libpng15 sudo dnf install libGLU sudo dnf install libffi3.1
Install CUDA (if using proprietary NVIDIA drivers):
sudo dnf install xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-cuda
Disable splash screen, then run normally.
Maya 2022 on Ubuntu
Fix issue with duplicated icons on the launch panel
Remove Maya icon from favorites.
Make a copy of Maya desktop file:
cp /usr/share/applications/Autodesk-Maya2023.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/
Open local *.desktop file for edit and add the following line:
Reload, add Maya to favorites again.