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by bentwookie
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable
Replies: 12
Views: 1964

Re: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable

Download an older Cura (21.08) and match your printer's firmware to it. Until the notification of your reply reminded me, I'd forgotten what a slow-motion mess 3.2.x was. I'm happy to have nothing to do with it.
by bentwookie
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable
Replies: 12
Views: 1964

Re: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable

21.08 writes to ~/Library/Application Support/Cura and 2.6.xx/3.2.xx write to ~/L/AS/cura-lulzbot. All of them write to version specific directories inside their base directory, so either this cache versioning thing is bunk, or something is reading from the wrong place. Regardless, the "clear your c...
by bentwookie
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable
Replies: 12
Views: 1964

Re: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable

This "clear your caches" thing is a pretty blunt hammer. I blindly followed that advice the for the last major version and was rewarded by losing all of my material profiles. Maybe instead of asking customers to root around your cache directories over and over, you fix your versioning. I reached out...
by bentwookie
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura 3.2.21 is unusable
Replies: 12
Views: 1964

Cura 3.2.21 is unusable

I installed 3.2.21 on my Mac, paired with a Taz 6. It's so slow as to be completely unusable. Cura has never been fast, but it takes 10 seconds to pick a material and have the menu redraw now. I took a sample and QT is calling into Python as fast as it can, over and over again on the main thread. QT...
by bentwookie
Sun May 06, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Capacitive Auto Bed Leveling
Replies: 13
Views: 1437

Re: Capacitive Auto Bed Leveling

I also find the way the Taz (and my Mini) do auto leveling problematic. It starts out fine, but eventually works poorly enough you can watch the print bed deform during probing. On the days I've printed after a number of oozy-PETG runs, I really have to be on top of how good the level actually is. I...
by bentwookie
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Preserving profiles across Cura upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: Preserving profiles across Cura upgrade

What alpha/beta? I was going from one version of 2.6 to another. They both came off the regular download page.
by bentwookie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Does Cura ever correctly determine the installed firmware version?
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: Does Cura ever correctly determine the installed firmware version?

Ha, now it's saying "New printer firmware available". I just pulled the latest single-extruder firmware off the downloads page. I guess firmware isn't versioned per tool-head, but incrementally, no matter if it's not technically supported.
by bentwookie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Preserving profiles across Cura upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Preserving profiles across Cura upgrade

So whoever is responsible for writing their (apparently un-versioned) settings into ~/Library/App Support has put down their kombucha, picked up their hacky sack and left the building, but not before leaving a dire warning atop the downloads page: Upgrading? Clean Your Cache! The commands below will...
by bentwookie
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Does Cura ever correctly determine the installed firmware version?
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: Does Cura ever correctly determine the installed firmware version?

FWIW, I pushed a set of single-extruder firmware up manually, and that seems to have fixed the alert. Who knows what garbage "Automatic" is pushing up. BTW, this "Clear your cache before upgrading" business is bush league. If you can't work out the versioning of what you're writing to App Support......
by bentwookie
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Taz 6: THERMAL ERROR E1
Replies: 6
Views: 1718

Re: Taz 6: THERMAL ERROR E1

Interesting. I'll take a look and see what it thinks it's dealing with. Would be wonderful to fix it in software. I'm not interested in dumping any more money into it.