DaVinci Resolve is not designed to run on Ubuntu out-of-the-box (it’s designed for Redhat/CentOS). So we need some trickery.
sudo apt-get install libssl-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0 /usr/lib/libssl.so.10 sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcrypto.so.1.0.0 /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.10
sudo apt install ocl-icd-libopencl1 opencl-headers clinfo ocl-icd-opencl-dev # Intel IvyBridge+ Support (i.e. 3xxx) sudo apt install beignet # Otherwise `clinfo` can't find an OpenCL device
Install DaVinci Resolve:
# Unzip and enter installer's folder sudo ./DaVinci_Resolve_14.2_Linux.sh # say `y` for yes # now for ease of use, you should own the resolve folder cd /opt/ sudo chown -R yourname:yourname resolve
This is about as far as I got.
If you ever need to repeat the genuine install step, you can delete the `/opt/resolve` folder and re-run the install. Be sure to re-own the folder though.
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Without the OpenCL drivers, I get the welcome first-run, but it never actually starts once configured.
With the OpenCL drivers, the app starts, but warns me it can’t find a usable GPU.
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Also, word has is DaVinci can’t export MP4 on Linux (at least as of Resolve 14). There’s also a lot of whining about audio support not quite working right, but I’m not sure about this yet.