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Octoprint is a web interface for 3D printers. It is hosted on http://octoprint.org/ and programmed by Gina Häußge.

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Seeking a Centralized Interface Solution for Managing Multiple 3D Printers in a MakerLab

I'm responsible for a MakerLab in an engineering school, equipped with a diverse set of 3D printers: 5x Prusa MK3s+, 2x Prusa MK4, 2x Bambulab X1 Carbon, and 1x Formlab. Students currently initiate ...
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What is the potential impact of security risks associated specifically with 3D printers or their hosts?

Recently a bunch of Anycubic 3D printers have been hacked as reported in an article from bleedingcomputer.com. According to a wave of online reports from Anycubic customers, someone hacked their 3D ...
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Getting OctoPrint to continue printing when I put my PC to sleep?

What I saw Last night, I sliced a Califlower in Cura, used the "Send to OctoPrint" option to send it to the printer via the OctoPrint Connection plugin (the standard Cura OctoPrint plugin at ...
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Ideal camera position For OctoEverywhere's Gadget AI

I'm trying out OctoEverywhere's Gadget AI print failure detection. It's been working surprisingly well, but I wondered if there was an ideal camera position, image format, or whatever to ensure it ...
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Is there a way to read the printer LCD screen into OctoPi?

Is there a way to 'read' the LCD screen from a 3D printer as is, using a Raspberry Pi? I'd like to connect the printers LCD screen to my Raspberry Pi to be able to view the screen as is, in OctoPi, in ...
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Is there a lightweight OctoPi multi-camera implementation?

I've seen and read many videos and articles about a multicamera setup in OctoPi. Most of them including Setting up multiple webcams in OctoPi the right way describe: However, watch your CPU usage as ...
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Can you use Power-loss Recovery when printing from OctoPrint?

As per the Marlin documentation for G-code M413 - Power-loss Recovery: When Power-loss Recovery is enabled, and Marlin runs a print job from the SD Card or Flash Drive, it periodically saves the ...
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Is there a distribution of OctoPrint for Raspberry Pi 4b that's not headless?

I finally managed to get my Raspberry Pi 4b and make it work with a touchscreen. Previously I was using Pi 400 but I want to move to the touchscreen setup. Is there a distro of Octoprint for Raspberry ...
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What are the best light positions and directions to highlight the print and reduce shadow and light reflection on my OctoPi cameras?

I'm setting up multiple cameras; I have two running: one camera moving with the bed (static distance to the print) and one camera on the frame (stationary to the printer). I will add a third camera ...
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Is there a way to send a thumbnail to the printer LCD screen when printing over USB from OctoPrint?

I'm using Cura Thumbnails using a plugin in Cura 5.5. Also, I use the Marlin-based mriscoc firmware on a Creality Ender 3 V2 with OctoPrint using OctoPi on a Raspberry Pi 4. The firmware supposedly ...
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Does additional thermal runaway in OctoPrint add anything and shouldn't it use a smart plug to kill power instead?

With the following thought in mind: 'Two eyes are better than one' does additional Thermal Runaway detection in OctoPrint add any benefit? This OctoPrint-ThermalRunaway Plugin seems to add a basic ...
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How does Adaptive Mesh Leveling (AML) actually work?

I recently started using the new mriscoc firmware for my Creality Ender 3 V2 and it is truly performing above expectations. Even considering that Jyers UI was already a step up from the original ...
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Can the Creality Digital Spool Holder be changed to trigger measurement externally and use the spool weight in OctoPrint?

Did anyone try to disassemble the official Creality Digital Spool Holder and to make adjustments to access to the data and to trigger measurement, for the purpose of using and showing the remaining ...
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Is there a way to reflect 'filament color change' in Cura-generated thumbnails?

I'm using the OctoPrint plugin Cura Thumbnails along with the Filament Change post-processing plugin in Cura 5.5: I want to create multi-color thumbnails that keep into account the 'Filament Change' ...
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Do OctoPrint or Marlin support "ironing" and additional printing states?

Currently, OctoPrint shows a printer state such as "Printing" as shown below: But is there is a way such as via a Cura script or OctoPrint Plugin to insert a special g-code and let ...
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Is there a way to set the installed nozzle size (and installed filament color) in the Marlin firmware (or OctoPrint software)?

In addition to this question: Is there a (common) way to embed used Slicer settings inside the G-code file?. I'm considering writing a Cura script and OctoPrint plugin because what I want seems to be ...
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Why are my Cura generated thumbnails showing in one flat color without any depth?

I recently started using this Slicer Thumbnails plugin in OctoPrint and added the steps to my Cura 5.5 slicer. However, my thumbnails are in one color, like this: And are not showing any depth as ...
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What are the pros and cons of automatically turning off stepper motors after a print? Does it increase the stepper motor's lifetime?

I've noticed several times that one of my stepper motors is making a slight noise after a print is finished, indicating it's still enabled; also, the axes are still statically positioned and unmovable....
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What is the best time interval and method to stop heating the bed to start releasing before the print is finished?

I want to end the bed heating approximately X minutes before the print is finished so that the bed starts cooling and releasing the print. Since an object can have different sizes and printing one ...
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Is there a (common) way to embed used Slicer settings inside the G-code file?

Non-G-code data can be embedded in G-code files, like embedded base64 encoded thumbnails. I was wondering, is there is a common way to include (at least the most important) slicer settings that were ...
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New to OctoPrint, how to interface with Marlin Ender 3 Pro

I plan on adding OctoPrint or mainsail to an Ender 3 Pro running Marlin 2. As I understand it, the OctoPrint on the Pi runs klipper, which then feeds commands to the Ender 3 Marlin via the USB port. ...
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Why are printed holes skewed diagonally?

My printer started off as an Anet A6. I've switched it to an aluminum extrusion frame, installed a BLTouch, switched everything to 24 V, gave it an ARM controller, etc. Printing runs over Octoprint. ...
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Can octoprint stream from an on if camera over https or rts

Can octoprint connect to a camera that uses the onvif streaming connection standard over https or rts, as opposed to a direct mjpeg stream over usb? I have a bunch of onvif camera lying around that I ...
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Octoprint does not detect Serial port of RPi zero

I am following the tutorial of Prusa for using Octoprint with my Prusa i3 MK3. I have a Raspbery Pi Zero and I'm using the built-in GPIO pins, not an USB connection. Wifi works. I can reach the ...
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How to solve problem with OctoPrint webcam rotation

I have a problem with my OctoPrint setup. No matter if I check any of these options, image looks just like attached below - with front side on the left-top instead of bottom-right. Flip webcam ...
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How to set up Octoprint with Motion as camera streaming service?

I spent way too much time trying to get webcam working with Octoprint. Since my webcam is not supported by mjpegstream and similar streamers, I had to use Motion. ...
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Why does Prusaslicer set the final temperature in two steps?

I'm using PrusaSlicer 2.5.0 and printing the sliced G-code on a Creality CR-6 SE via a USB-connected OctoPrint/OctoPi. As you can see, the slicer sets the temperature by G-code commands in two steps (...
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How can I upload STL files to OctoPrint?

I started playing with OctoPrint and I already have it configured for external access and management, using OctoEverywhere. I would like it to be an easy to use printer, because it is shared between ...
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CR Touch under Marlin for Ender 3

Just came to the 3D printing world and after installing Marlin 2.1.2 firmware in my Ender 3, which took a while and was finally completed following this tutorial: I ...
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What causes checksum mismatch error while printing from OctoPrint?

Recently, I've installed a new BIGTREETECH SKR mini E3 V3.0 board on Creality Ender-5. Previously, I was using SKR mini E3 V1.2 board, but it broke down and I had to replace it. I connected new one ...
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Viability of Raspberry Pi 400 as Octoprint Server

This is a follow up question for What are viable substitutes for Raspberry Pi to run Octoprint or similar software for Prusa i3 MK3S+? I was able to grab Raspberry Pi 400 for around $70, so at MSRP, ...
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RPi unreachable over network after bed leveling

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running a complete instance of the RPi OS with few extras, although I usually boot to the terminal and not to the desktop. Primarily, my RPi is dedicated to running Octoprint ...
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What are viable substitutes for Raspberry Pi to run Octoprint or similar software for Prusa i3 MK3S+?

Where I live, Raspberry Pi is currently* either unavailable, at prices 3 times higher than a year before, or sold online as "untested". Or straight up as not working. So I am not getting one....
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Ender 3 Pro, tried both SKR Mini E3 V2 and V3 and still unable to connect with OctoPrint

So, long story short, I was using the SKR Mini E3 V2 and had a load of weird issues which lead to it not being able to connect via a Raspberry Pi 3B via USB (using OctoPi distribution). I tried ...
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Browsing and printing print files (G-code) stored in OctoPrint from printer's screen

I'm using an Ender 3 v2 with Jyers firmware. I'm looking for a firmware / OctoPrint plugin which allows browsing G-codes stored in my OctoPrint storage and starting them directly from my printer's ...
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Wifi goes down in Octoprint after 5-10 minutes with reboot required to reconnect

I recently installed Octopi on my Raspberry Pi 4 and noticed some unusual behavior in that I lose the Wifi connection every 5-10 minutes immediately after boot. Once disconnected, I cannot re-...
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How to encrypt the WiFi password in the OctoPi config file?

I recently changed the password of my WiFi and updated the file in the /boot folder of the OctoPrint's OS running on my Raspberry Pi. Yet, it is now in plain text, ...
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Can you use OctoPrint on an Ender 5 pro with the stock firmware?

Is it possible to use OctoPrint with an Ender 5 Pro that is still using the factory default firmware (any version) from Creality, or is changing the firmware an absolute pre requisite for even basic ...
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How to center prints with Octoprint and Prusa Mini?

Octoprint is printing in the top right corner of my Prusa Mini. What is causing this and how can I fix it?
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Print is rotated perfectly on bed, while straight in the slicer. X-axis moves slowly while printing a straight Y-axis line

I have a weird problem that I can't seems to find an answer for. I'm using SuperSlicer with my Ender3 + OctroPrint setup. The prints on the bed in SuperSlicer is perfectly straight However, it seems ...
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Can't connect PowerBelt3D Zero to Print Server

I have tried connecting via Repertier, Pronterface, and OctoPrint. All of them fail to get a response from the handshake attempts. The OctoPrint "AUTO" setting will automatically try all ...
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OctoPi and sub-recommended hardware spec? [duplicate]

I have an Ender 3 V2 running off a Raspberry Pi and Octoprint, and it works. I'm trying to tune the prints and improve output, and I'm not sure how much impact the Pi has on the print quality. The ...
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What does CRASH_RECOVER mean from Octoprint?

When watching the Raspberry PI daemon.log while running OctoPrint, I see contents like the following, which occasionally includes enqueing "CRASH_RECOVER" (but I do not see "...
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M503 command is reporting "Maximum feedrates" with duplicate and empty values: M203 X200.00 Y200.00 Z5.00 E Y1000.00 Z100.00 E5000.00

I'm pretty stumped on this one. Investigating an issue I was having with an OctoPrint plugin, I've come to realize my M503 command is reporting duplicate and empty ...
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CR-10 randomly loses connection to computer when printing over USB

I have a Creality CR-10 which is running Marlin because I have a BLTouch installed. All was working fine until it suddenly had an issue where it would lose connection to the computer mid-print when ...
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Ender 3 V2 bed slanted

I'm at a loss I have no idea what to do, I've tried everything I can think of. I've fixed my x-axis gantry, added silicon bed mounts, used washers, straightened out my BLTouch but still this is the ...
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How to fix zits and blobs caused by Cura?

I am using a Creality CR-10S Pro, and lately, I've been having problems with zits and blobs on my surface whenever I do an aesthetic print that has more curves and turns than a functional print would ...
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Query advantages of OctoPrint

I have read that if I disconnect OctoPrint when printing, the print will stop. Since I thought the advantage of OctoPrint over, say, printing from Cura, was that it didn't tie up the computer while ...
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Can OctoPrint web interface be turned off during a print?

Can I turn off the web interface (i.e. shutting down my computer) during a print? The Raspberry is online still. Am I correct to say that G-code has already been uploaded via WiFi to my OctoPi, and so ...
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OctoPi command v412-ctl not found

I try to set up the focus of my Logitech C920 in OctoPi. I follow several guides, which all propose to set the command sudo v412-ctl --set-ctrl=focus_auto=0 by SSH'...
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