Cura LulzBot Edition version 3.2.11: Alpha Testing

Testers and bug catchers needed! Help contribute to Free Software development by testing pre-release versions.
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Brent.I
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Cura LulzBot Edition version 3.2.11: Alpha Testing

Post by Brent.I » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:26 pm

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Help drive Free Software development further by using the latest test versions of Cura LulzBot Edition (Cura LE)!

Our software team is hard at work developing Cura LulzBot Edition, version 3.2.

This alpha development version of Cura LE has passed our internal smoke tests on multiple operating systems. We need your help testing real-world use-cases across various platforms.


Things to remember:
  • These versions are not final
  • New features may be broken
  • Existing features may change or perform differently
  • Your feedback, bug reports, and other contributions will be appreciated.
Development Version: 3.2.11
Release Type: Alpha

Dev Branch Release Notes
Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha: Discussion Thread
Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Slicing Profile Discussion Thread
Cura LE: Feature Request Thread

Step 1: Remove Existing Cura LE Versions
Debian and Ubuntu Linux:
Open terminal and run the following commands to remove the existing Cura LE version:

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sudo apt-get remove cura-lulzbot
Clear Cache Files:

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rm -rf ~/.cache/cura-lulzbot ~/.config/cura-lulzbot ~/.local/share/cura-lulzbot
Windows:
Uninstall Cura:
  1. Open Add or remove program
  2. Select cura-lulzbot
  3. Select Uninstall.
Remove Cached Settings:
  1. Open your File Explorer. In the address bar, type:

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    %appdata%
  2. Press the Enter Key.
  3. Delete the cura-lulzbot folder, if present, by right clicking on cura2_lulzbot and selecting Delete.
  4. In the address bar, type:

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    %localappdata%
  5. Press the Enter Key.
  6. Delete the cura-lulzbot folder, if present, by right clicking on cura2_lulzbot and selecting Delete.
Verify that the following folders are no longer present after uninstalling Cura LE:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\cura-lulzbot 2.6
  • C:\Program Files\cura-lulzbot 2.6
  • C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\cura-lulzbot, shortcut:

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    %localappdata%
  • C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\cura-lulzbot, shortcut:

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    %appdata%
Replace username with your username. The version number will vary depending on the version of Cura LE installed.

OSX
Uninstall Cura:
  1. Open Finder
  2. Select Go
  3. Select Applications
  4. Select Cura
  5. Select the File menu
  6. Select Move to Trash
Remove Cached Settings:
Open Terminal and run the following command:

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rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/cura-lulzbot

Step 2: Install Development Version of Cura LulzBot Edition
  1. Download and install the current testing version of Cura LE.
    Note: Linux users should only use one active repo at a time, specifically the devel branch. Comment out the stable download branch.
  2. Open Cura LE.

Step 3: Use Cura LulzBot Edition and Document Your Experience
If you run into any issues, we would like to hear all about it! We will need the following information to help locate and fix the issue:
  • Operating System
  • Video card and driver version (for any grapical issues)
  • Version of Cura LE
  • Printer Firmware Version, found by typing M115 into the console while connected, or displayed on the Graphical LCD controller
  • Steps to reproduce
  • Attach the Cura LE Error Logs, found at:

    Windows:

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    %localappdata%\cura-lulzbot\3.2\cura-lulzbot.log

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    %appdata%\cura-lulzbot\3.2\cura-lulzbot.log
    Linux:

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    ~/.local/share/cura-lulzbot/3.2/cura-lulzbot.log
    Mac:

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    ~/Library/Application Support/cura-lulzbot/3.2/cura-lulzbot.log
    The version number will vary depending on the version of Cura LE installed.

    Step 4: Submit Your Feedback

    Once you have the above information, open a ticket on our Cura LE task and bug tracker:
  • How To Submit A Bug Report: Code.AlephObjects.com
  • Submit Bug Report

    After your feedback is posted, we will work to duplicate the issue, identify the cause, and roll those improvements into the next version of Cura LulzBot Edition.

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