The latest version 5.0 is available through my private flatpak repository now. On the other hand, the PPAs are disabled and are no longer going to be continued. The installation is pretty straightforward. Just follow the instructions I made for QGroundControl (org.mavlink.qgroundcontrol) already, but install “com.ultimaker.cura” instead. The package here is going to be optimized …
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Cura is growing more and more dependencies. Since these are often not packaged by the Debian/Ubuntu folks, it would additional packaging for which I don’t have (simply) the time. Furthermore, the benefit of the investment of time is minimal since only Ubuntu users profit in first hand from PPAs. Therefore I decided to put my …
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This week a new version of Cura has been release, which comes with changes under the hood that break some of the plugins. Mainly the CAD plugins are affected and I’m currently working on getting these working again.Will keep you informed!
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Yesterday the new series of Cura packages have been rolled out. This time it took a while as Ultimaker added a new software dependency I had to make software packages for. That’s why it took a bit longer to finish it up.Happy slicing on Ubuntu! 🙂PS: Support for Ubuntu Bionic has been dropped!
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Found some time again to update the stable PPA. Luckily there were only minor things that need to be adjusted, so the update of the packages didn’t take too much time!Happy slicing on Ubuntu with Cura 4.7!
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If you are using Ubuntu (and Debian likely, too) you might have noticed that FreeCAD won’t work together with the Cura plugin. To make it work again, I advise taking a look at the plugin’s product page. The solution should make the pair of software work again!
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All CAD integration plugins are back in Cura’s marketplace. All of them went through an intensive check by Ultimaker after ensuring a higher quality of the code using CI. Additionally, a new plugin made it into Cura’s marketplace: PowerManagement plugin This plugin provides the feature of inhibiting the standby of your computer. So if you …
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Finally, I managed to turn my old draft of a CATIA plugin into a fully working plugin. It provides support for CATIA part files. If you have a macro, which is able to turn assemblies (so-called CATIA products) into STL files, I would be glad to merge this macro into a plugin.Enjoy using the new …
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I had great days at FormNext! Saw many known but also new faces. I’m really glad I could be there this year and was able to get in touch with people and their spirit around additive manufacturing. Thank you for the great conversations at your booths!
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