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SteveBaker

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  1. The idea is that developers provide BOTH an appimage (for short term convenience) and a repository version for stable builds for long-term users. So you could still have multiple appimages if you need that.
  2. There were .apt builds available up to CURA 3.1.0 - but evidently, that's where it stopped. * https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-i-have-a-problem-with-appimages-on-linux/ * https://www.reddit.com/r/linux4noobs/comments/kevz58/isnt_appimage_just_as_bad_as_an_exe/ But I guess CURA is open-sourced, so all that's really needed is for someone out in the community to build a version and throw it into a repository someplace.
  3. Manually moving the slider helps - but it's not ideal. A "10x" button would probably be OK - but a general speed control would be most useful.
  4. I see that CURA for Linux is now only available by downloading an "appimage" file. I know that this is very convenient for you guys as software developers - but your decision has some drastic implications. AppImage is designed to be only ONE way to get Linux packages - typically something someone uses when they just want to try something out without actually installing it. For long term use, it's a disaster. Linux systems use "package managers" - I'm using Ubuntu and the "apt" system...but the "deb" system is OK too. The problem is that Linux users have
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