Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

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Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by Orias » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:20 pm

Please use this thread for all discussion & feedback on Cura LulzBot Edition v3.2.11, Release: Alpha.

Have you submitted a bug report on Code.AlephObjects.com? Please edit your post to include a link to the ticket.
Note: We may edit your posts to add a link to relevant Code.AO tickets as development progresses.

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by zimlorog » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:56 pm

My initial findings is that it is running painfully slow. I initially installed 3.2.14, and thought the slowness was due to the advanced version, however after installing 3.2.11 it's the same.

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Cura LE 3.2.11
Firmware 1.1.5.70

Windows 10 Pro 64
Ryzen 7 1700 3.7 GHz
16GB 3000 MHz ram
Radeon RX 480
18.3.3 GPU driver

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by DAP » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:45 pm

Attempting to install on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 bit.
I have uninstalled the version of Cura that can be installed through the Software Manager
I have removed the directories specified
I edited the sources.list to

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#deb cdrom:[Linux Mint 18 _Sarah_ - Release amd64 20160628]/ xenial contrib main non-free



deb http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb wheezy main
deb http://devel.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb stretch main
and ran the following commands:

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$ wget -qO - http://devel.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb/aokey.pub | sudo apt-key add -
OK
$ sudo apt-get install cura-lulzbot
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package cura-lulzbot
What am I missing? How do I tell my system where cura-lulzbot is?

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by DAP » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:50 pm

***Crickets***

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by DAP » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:07 pm

I got help with this in the Linux Mint forums.
The problem it seems was the original content of the sources.list file. I deleted the wheezy line, and was able to install.

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by DAP » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:46 pm

I usually print from SD (the printer is far away from my computer because it is noisy).
Is there any need to update the firmware for this alpha version of cura?
If so, what is the procedure for doing so?

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by b-morgan » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:32 am

DAP wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:46 pm
I usually print from SD (the printer is far away from my computer because it is noisy).
Is there any need to update the firmware for this alpha version of cura?
If so, what is the procedure for doing so?
The current release version of Cura 2.6.69 comes with Marlin 1.1.5.71 (C:\Program Files (x86)\cura-lulzbot 2.6\resources\firmware)

The alpha version of Cura 3.2.14 comes with Marlin 1.1.8.20 (C:\Program Files (x86)\cura-lulzbot 3.2\resources\firmware)

The "normal" procedure is to connect the printer via USB to the computer running Cura, go to Manage Printers..., and click Upgrade Firmware. I have a plugin for OctoPrint which can be used to flash firmware from a file or URL. I'm not aware of anyway to flash the firmware from the SD card.
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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by DAP » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:31 pm

I just hauled my printer close to my computer to update the firmware. After updating, it now says it has 1.1.8.20.

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by Orias » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:08 am

Sorry for the delayed response! We'll update the testing installation instructions to reflect using the right distro repo. How is the new firmware working for you?

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Re: Cura LE v3.2.11, Alpha Testing Discussion Thread

Post by zimlorog » Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:41 pm

Have any major updates been made to the firmware since 1.1.7.51? I'm giving 3.2.15 a shot, but didn't update the firmware; I don't mind testing alpha software, but firmware makes me uneasy.

So far 3.2.15 is still painfully slow, but faster than 3.2.11.

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