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False "Object does not fit into print volume" warning from OctoPrint

That's the purging that Slic3r PE adds, the broad line of filament at the edge of the sheet. That is outside the official print volume, which triggers this error. The G-Code generated by Slic3r PE at ...
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What exactly is the relationship between Flow/Feed Rate and (Print) Speed?

By turning the knob in the main screen, you're adjusting "feed rate". This is essentially a factor that all g-code speed settings are multiplied with - "speed dial" seems an appropriate name for it. "...
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How to log more than 300 lines of the OctoPrint terminal?

Yes, you can show more than 300 lines in the terminal; just disable auto scrolling (reference). Disabling Autoscroll now completely disables cutting off the lines (so you can have way more than ...
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Why does Prusaslicer set the final temperature in two steps?

Since the bed usually takes longer to heat than the nozzle, the nozzle is in a pre-warmup stage so that it doesn't ooze filament waiting for the bed while homing and/or finding the Z limit. Once the ...
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Getting OctoPrint to continue printing when I put my PC to sleep?

The answer turned out to be to update Cura to the latest version. Why does the Cura version matter? Older versions of Cura (some time before v5.6.0) would stream commands to the OctoPrint Connection ...
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OctoPrint mjpg-streamer configuration

The commands in your documentation only work with the Raspi camera. If that's the camera you're using, you can use the tools mentioned from terminal on your Raspberry Pi, or over SSH. If you don't ...
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How to rotate camera using mjpg-streamer-experimental?

Edit: Having now installed Octopi myself, I have found that they made it easy to rotate the image right from the interface. If you open the "Settings" and look under "Webcam & ...
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Can I schedule prints to start at a specified time?

There are a few options to delay starting using either the OctoPrint environment or directly use G-code for this. The use of G-code is probably the most simple for you to implement. The ...
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False "Object does not fit into print volume" warning from OctoPrint

This answer is correct, it's normal for Prusa printers to purge at -3 mm on the Y axis. This answer is an addition that describes how to get rid of the error. Open Octoprint web UI Go to ...
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Why can my printer display remaining time but OctoPrint can't?

Octoprint is a generic application that has to work with a rather wide variety of printers and printer firmwares. The time estimation that is shipped with Octoprint by default is a very basic method ...
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Does Octoprint stop printing on Crash Detection?

You are describing precisely how the crash detection should work on the Prusa Mk3, so it is doing exactly what it should do. If you look into this video from Jozef Prusa you will see him explaining ...
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Can I use OctoPi locally?

To use it locally you need to be able to view the desktop. sudo raspi-config to pull up the config menu and enable boot to desktop. If there is no browser ...
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Power OctoPi from printer

What you are looking for is called a "buck converter" or a "step down module". These literally cost about half a buck/Euro a piece. These converters convert a high voltage into a low voltage, the ...
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Can I adjust print speed on the fly?

You can use the M220 g-code like M220 S200 to speed up your print speed to 200%. You can simply enter this g-code command in ...
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Can OctoPrint web interface be turned off during a print?

Assuming the OctoPrint server is running on your Raspberry Pi, which is the usual "OctoPi" setup, then yes, once you have uploaded the G-code to OctoPrint, you no longer need to leave the ...
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3D printing using OctoPrint on Linux Ubuntu desktop

I just discovered that OctoPrint only reads .gcode files for printing (apparently, unless you have a slicing software embedded in it), so I installed Slic3r separately, and ran ...
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How to set up USB camera for Octoprint on Debian system

You need to install a web-cam server on your Nettop. Octorint recommends Yawcam for windows and mjpg-streamer for linux. mjpg-streamer: https://github.com/jacksonliam/mjpg-streamer Yawcam: http://www....
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Controlling more fans with RAMPS board

From the sources of Marlin you can find how may fans you can use, even if you're not a coder it should be doable. From there you can find how to set the pins for the fans, provided that there are free ...
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Uploading files using Octoprint REST API

I installed octoprint locally to help debug this problem. Your code snippet says "def def Upload_File" which is a syntax error. If you go into Octoprint, under Settings -> Logging, and download ...
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Query advantages of OctoPrint

I have read that if I disconnect OctoPrint when printing, the print will stop. You can disconnect your computer from the OctoPrint server while printing and the print will continue just fine. You ...
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Browsing and printing print files (G-code) stored in OctoPrint from printer's screen

Accessing the print files stored on OctoPrint managed locations other than the SD card (i.e. where OctoPrint is installed; RPi or laptop, etc.) is not possible. The other way around is possible, you ...
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How can I upload STL files to OctoPrint?

Giving people a bad experience with 3D printing (for those who it isn't a hobby) is letting them slice their own files... (from experience, I maintain an Ultimaker printer for a staff association). ...
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Printrbot Simple + OctoPrint on PC not working

Before any axis can move the printer must be homed correctly (G28 command, or an equivalent home button, there are 2: an X/Y and a Z button). A correct printer ...
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Why does slic3r get an error "302 moved temporarily" when uploading to OctoPrint?

Specific answer: use "octopi.local" rather than "octopi", since that will properly resolve to the correct Octopi IP Address. More generally, investigating the network traffic on my network (AT&T ...
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Connecting my OctoPrint to a Google drive folder

You could mount your google drive using gdrivefs on your pi following this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=109587 However, I have to ask: why send the file to the internet?...
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OctoPi (Octoprint) time lapse quality issues

There's a new timelapse plugin called octolapse that may help. One of the things I noticed with the default timelapses is that lots of things change from image to image, which results in HUGE amounts ...
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OctoPi (Octoprint) time lapse quality issues

That bitrate is pretty low, which might explain the blockiness (is that a word?). From YouTube's upload guidelines, you are encoding at the minimum recommended bitrate for standard 720P video. Maybe ...
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Power OctoPi from printer

Where are you plugging in the USB power to the Pi? If you are back powering it from the data connection, you will bypass the fuses and potentially ruin your Pi or worse. Look at this wiki under the ...
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Can I adjust print speed on the fly?

yes Print speed is a setting that can be altered by just turning the click-wheel of the Ender 3. You don't need to push it to gain access to menus. A turn to the right does increase the speed, left ...
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Turn off OctoPrint server after starting print from SD card

Your printer will stop printing. So no.
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