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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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Is there any 3D-printing software that supports Raspberry Pi?

This is a case of Atwood's Law. Remember that TinkerCAD runs entirely in your web browser. If your Raspberri Pi can browse the web, you can do basic 3D modeling. Similarly, there is an online slicer ...
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Is there any 3D-printing software that supports Raspberry Pi?

The answer is "yes", but it depends on what hardware you have, what operating system you are using, and what software you want (or need) to use. I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB of memory, ...
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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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Printer LCD controller required when using a Raspberry Pi + LCD?

No, when you run the print jobs from a Raspberry Pi, e.g. using the OctoPrint print server, you do not need the display of the printer as you can control the printer from the Pi screen or from a ...
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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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Octoprint “using Google's DNS server”

The program is pinging that address to check the internet connection to "prevent resource intensive operations if it's already clear that they won't succeed anyhow". It checks for connectivity, if it ...
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How to send G-Code directly from a Raspberry Pi to my printer without using any extra program/software

A very dumb, simple way to send GCODE to your printer from the terminal can be achieved with: echo "gcode here" > /dev/ttyS0 /dev/ttyS0 can vary, It ...
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What UART port to use for RPi GPIO pins on an SKR v1.3 board

If you followed the video verbatim then the pins file will be wrong, because he's changing the pins based on an MKS Gen 1.4 and not the SKR 1.3. All pins on the SKR will look similar to P2_04, which ...
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Klipper firmware on OctoPi asks for MCU for flashing

The printer controller board (the controller that came with the printer) needs to have the basics for being controlled by Klipper, hence the flashing, you should select the MCU of the 3D printer, that ...
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How should I connect a separated 5 V source to an Arduino connected to a RAMPS board

I would not recommend changing Arduino powering. You can either do as you say and power Arduino by giving it regulated 5V to Vin, but then the ATMEGA2560 still will be powered through the 5V voltage ...
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"configuration files" issue when trying to run Ultimaker Cura on RPI 4

The regular version of Cura has system requirements that the Raspberry Pi cannot meet, including the GPU required to run it. However, it looks like you can try an experimental version of Cura here.
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How to create a support structure in tinkercad?

If you're using the term "supports" to mean the extra material that the 3D printer needs to allow material to be deposited in "mid-air," your slicer will have a setting that ...
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Issues with OctoPi connecting to FlashForge Creator Pro via Serial Communication

I got the same problem. Auto-detect baud rate was not working too. So I manually tried every baud-rate and finally found one working, for me it was 115200. Good luck!
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OctoPrint webpage freezes (Setup on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian)

Is it the Raspberry Pi that locks up, or just the webpage? If the whole thing becomes unresponsive I would consider reviewing your overclocking settings. If you've set one of the higher overclocking ...
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