Questions tagged [octoprint]

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

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M3D filament not extruding well (anymore)

I use OctoPrint on an Ubuntu system with a M3D printer. Midway through a recent print, the filament just stopped extruding although the motor-functions of the printer were proceeding fine. Since then,...
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Does Octoprint stop printing on Crash Detection?

A corner of my model curled up, causing the head to crash into it. The Prusa MK3 detected the error, printed a message to that effect, and moved the print head to the home position. I was surprised ...
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OctoPi (Octoprint) time lapse quality issues

I'm trying to squeeze a little better quality out of my time lapses generated by OctoPrint. I'm using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 with a Pi 3. I've already edited the Octopi config to get 720p ...
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M3D Micro printer stops extruding but is not clogged

I have an M3D Micro 3D printer that printed fine for a couple of weeks and then was plagued with issues afterward. I've done the fixes from the forum to get proper heating and cooling of the nozzle (I'...
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How to edit Cura profile in Octoprint?

In Cura, I can edit my .ini profile settings as needed, for example, when I change filament or models. It's annoying to have to edit the profile on another computer and update it on my Pi just to ...
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OctoPrint mjpg-streamer configuration

I'm running an OctoPi Raspberry Pi installation of OctoPrint, and the webcam images are too bright. I found some documentation on changing the exposure of mjpg-streamer, see github:foosel/OctoPrint/...
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Can I use OctoPi locally?

I am trying to use my M3D printer that doesn't work with my Linux computer. I have been told that OctoPi would make it work. My current setup is: Raspberry 2 without WiFi, with OctoPi running ...
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Controlling more fans with RAMPS board

I am using RAMPS 1.4 with Marlin. With Marlin, you can control a large number of fans with the M106 P<fan index> command. I'd like RAMPS to control some ...
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False “Object does not fit into print volume” warning from OctoPrint

Octoprint warns me that the objects do not fit into the print volume. I noticed that this happens after a power-off cycle. Since I was overly anxious until today, I always uploaded the GCode file ...
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Power OctoPi from printer

I'm wondering if there is some trick to power my OctoPi with the power supply of my 3D printer. I'm using an Geeetech I3 Pro W. The power supply itself should be able, but the output is as far as I'm ...
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Why can my printer display remaining time but OctoPrint can't?

The Prusa i3 MK3 displays the remaining printing time right from the beginning. Image: 3:38 remaining after 0% printing From about 8 prints until now, I would say that this time is quite reliable. ...
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Why do I have problems trying to get Slic3r to load a config file?

I decided to fire up my 3D Printer again after a while. I have new PCs, so I had to download Slic3r fresh, so I got the latest version (1.2.9). Then I went and found my old config file. It's really ...
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Issues with OctoPi connecting to FlashForge Creator Pro via Serial Communication

I've recently initialized OctoPi onto my Raspberry Pi, proceeded to connect it to my local internet, and then connected it to my FlashForge Creator Pro (2014 edition) Everything seemed to be going ...
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OctoPrint webpage freezes (Setup on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian)

I have been using a software called OctoPrint that allows you to control your printer in your Browser. For sake of simplicity I have used Octopi, a preinstalled image with OctoPrint, but now I would ...
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3D printing using OctoPrint on Linux Ubuntu desktop

I'm trying to set up OctoPrint on my Linux Ubuntu 16.04 desktop to work with my Micro3D printer. The printer works fine on Mac and Windows: I've installed OctoPrint with the M3D Fio Plugin Manager. I ...
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Why does slic3r get an error “302 moved temporarily” when uploading to OctoPrint?

I have configured slic3r's OctoPrint Upload section with the with hostname ("octopi") and port (80) of my OctoPrint server. The Test button indicates a successful connection. But when I use "Send to ...
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Klipper doesn't seem to adjust Z after BED_MESH_CALIBRATE

My rig: Ender 3 BLTouch Octopi Klipper Solid bed mounts I've updated my start G-code from Cura to include a G29 right after G28...
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How to log more than 300 lines of the OctoPrint terminal?

Is there a way to view more than the last 300 lines in the terminal tab on OctoPrint? Or is there a txt file of a log? Or even a setting/plugin that does either? I keep finding my prints pausing as ...
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Printrbot Simple + OctoPrint on PC not working

I am running the newest version of OctoPrint server on my Windows 10 PC, and accessing it with Mozilla Firefox on the same PC. I also installed Cura 15.04 and selected the Printrbot Simple profile, ...
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Connecting my OctoPrint to a Google drive folder

Is there a way where my upload folder on my OctoPrint server would be a folder on my Google drive so that I could save my G-code that was generated using Simplify3d to an existing folder on my desktop ...
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I can't install plugins on OctoPrint?

I have installed OctoPi on my Raspberry Pi 3B+, that is connected to an MKS GEN L v1.0 motherboard for my 3D printer (Ender 3 Pro). When I open my OctoPrint into a browser I can use it, but I wanted ...
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Octopi connecting just once to wifi

Just starting with octoprint. Bought a pi3A+, Etched a 4Go micro sd card with the latest octopi distro (0.17.0) Using a 5V bench power supply that delivers up to 10A. Following official octopi ...
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ABS prints consistently splitting in the same place

I am printing ABS in an enclosure and most of the prints have worked out well with minor tweaking. However, the top layer always seems to split or skip a step (not sure which). The cube is sliced in ...
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What exactly is the relationship between Flow/Feed Rate and (Print) Speed?

Newbie alert... On my Ender-5, when I go into the "Tune" menu during a print and adjust the "Speed" value, that value will later be shown in the display next to a label saying "FR". I can also adjust ...
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Uploading files using Octoprint REST API

I'm trying to upload a file using Octoprint REST API - it seems to be possible as per the document described here, Upload file or create folder, but I can't figure it out how to do it with the Python ...
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Can I schedule prints to start at a specified time?

I want to know if it is possible to schedule a 3D Print to start at a specified time so that I don't have to press start. My 3D Printer has an Arduino mega based RAMPS 1.4 control board & is ...
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OctoPrint Unable to Connect to Lulzbot Mini

We have a Lulzbot Mini at my office (i.e. it's not my personal printer). It's connected to an OctoPi and I've been able to get just one file to print on it (which I had to cancel due to leveling ...
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mjpg_streamer, Octopi, Kubuntu

Running my Flsun 3D Cube from a Kubuntu PC using Octopi, and trying to get my webcam to work with it. I've followed the instructions on Github for mjpg_streamer to the letter. Everything I've read ...
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Adjust Y axis only for Octoprint Bed Visualizer

I am using the Octoprint Bed Visualizer on my Ender 3/BLTouch setup. When it moves to the front left corner, the BLTouch sensor nearly misses the bed touching the very edge. Likewise, it is shifted ...
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gcode commands in octoprint: Z moves ignored?

A while ago, I created some simple command buttons in Octoprint to help with bed levelling, by hopping to particular points on the bed. I realised that what I actually want to do is move Z up 10mm, ...
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Octoprint “using Google's DNS server”

octoprint seems to have a setting that involves googles DNS server. my question is is that server used to access octoprint over the internet via printoid "android app" or via browser? if not then ...
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How to rotate camera using mjpg-streamer-experimental?

I've successfully installed mjpg-streamer-experimental from here I just can't figure out how to set the parameter I need in order to rotate my camera 180 degrees (I have my webcam mounted upside down ...
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In OctoPrint when receiving temperature data (M105) what is T0?

I've setup OctoPrint with the goal to log temperature data of my hot end. So, I've enable serial logging and examined the serial log file. The Output for an example line is as follows: Send: M105 ...
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3D printer emulator

Hello everyone I'm developing a system to remotely manage several printers at the same time, using the OctoPrint API. I would like to know if there is any way to emulate printers to do the tests, ...
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Printing straight from the browser

Are there any browser extensions or printers with Octoprint built in that would allow me to print straight from the browser? Thinking of a workflow like this: Make something with tinkercad (or other ...
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Octoprint: Reducing Camera Lag Time?

I've got a webcam (Logitech ProductID_2470, according to my Mac) attached to my Octopi running on a RPi 3B. I am able to get the video on the Octoprint display page, but the lag is huge: over 50 ...
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How to set up USB camera for Octoprint on Debian system

I installed OctoPrint on my nettop (Foxconn NT-330) to control custom-built Delta printer. I also have generic USB endoscope-type camera attached to the nettop. Basic setup went well, printer is ...
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OctoPrint won't stop my print with a pause

Using the PrusaSlicer I discovered that we are able to insert a pause in mid print. I wanted to use such feature to insert a lens in my print so I don't have to glue 2 parts to make my magnifying ...
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Display/log tool temperature to higher resolution?

The default displayed and logged resolution of the tool temperature is to 1 decimal place. However, I noticed during autotuning the temperature is recorded to 2 decimal places. Is it possible to ...
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CR 10 mini not detecet as Serial interface (Win 10)

I want to use my secondary Win 10 PC for Octoprint (Direct connection to the Printer via USB) but Windows detects the Printer as "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)" Im 99.9% sure ...