Can't install Cura on mint 19.1

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DAP
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Can't install Cura on mint 19.1

Post by DAP » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:52 pm

I am attempting to install Cura on linux mint 19.1 but I am running into issues. I had it working on 18, but since I did a clean install of 19.1 I need to re-install Cura.

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$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
#deb cdrom:[Linux Mint 19.1 _Tessa_ - Release amd64 20181217]/ bionic contrib main non-free
deb http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb bionic main
(note that I also tried substituting 'tessa' for bionic in the sources.list file without success)

I get some suspicious messages when I update:

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$ sudo apt-get update
Hit:1 http://mirrors.sonic.net/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:2 http://mirrors.sonic.net/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease                                                                                                                                                                    
Hit:3 http://mirrors.sonic.net/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease                                                                                                                                                                        
Ign:4 http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb bionic InRelease                                                                                                                                                                        
Err:6 http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb bionic Release                                                                                                                                                                          
  404  Not Found [IP: 70.39.84.33 80]
Hit:7 https://repo.skype.com/deb stable InRelease                                                                                                                                                                           
Hit:8 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease                                     
Ign:5 http://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/linuxmint-packages tessa InRelease                                                          
Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB]                                                      
Hit:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/freecad-maintainers/freecad-stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease                
Hit:11 http://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/linuxmint-packages tessa Release                                         
Hit:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kdenlive/kdenlive-stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease                                
Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/openscad/releases/ubuntu bionic InRelease                                        
Reading package lists... Done                       
E: The repository 'http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb bionic Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
and an install attempt fails:

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$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
#deb cdrom:[Linux Mint 19.1 _Tessa_ - Release amd64 20181217]/ bionic contrib main non-free
deb http://download.alephobjects.com/ao/aodeb bionic main
What am I doing wrong, and how do I fix this?

DAP
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Re: Can't install Cura on mint 19.1

Post by DAP » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:36 pm

I managed to get it installed.
'tessa' is the code name for the version of Mint I'm using, 'bionic' is the version of Ubuntu it is based on, and 'buster' is the version of Debian that 'bionic' is based on. So I tried 'buster', and that worked.

typhonic
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Re: Can't install Cura on mint 19.1

Post by typhonic » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:22 pm

A lot of great things seemed to break with the current CURA-LE software. I wonder why developers don't package their releases as Docker images or just complete Linux distributions.

So they used Debian Buster for the latest release, which means it does not work with ANY Ubuntu or Mint release. Even the googled links to fixes are now broken.

On top of that, once you drag out that old Windows PC, the instructions for installing the FlexyDually extruder don't match up with the current release of CURA. I.E. "Dual Extrusion Merge" is not a choice on windows or linux with CURA-LE 3.2.32.

Frustrating. I'll be in a better mood when I can start printing again.

Brent.I
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Re: Can't install Cura on mint 19.1

Post by Brent.I » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:27 pm

typhonic wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:22 pm
So they used Debian Buster for the latest release,
We actually build for Buster, Jessie, and Stretch for Cura LE. Grab the latest package listed in the README.debian file for your architecture.
typhonic wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:22 pm
don't match up with the current release of CURA
The naming has changed slightly, but the process is very much the same. Instead of "Dual Extruder Merge" It is just "Merge". If you would like to revert back to the version of Cura for those directions, you can find 21.08 here: http://devel.lulzbot.com/software/Cura/

As always, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to our support team at support@lulzbot.com

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