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Cura development for Linux 32bit x86 and for ARM64?

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Hi,

 

Cura 3.x on my Intel 64 bit Ubuntu Linux is excellent for which I am very grateful.

 

I have been searching for a slicer that I could run on my Chromebook and through the use of the Android UserLand app, I can run an Ubuntu installation and Cura 3.1.0. This works surprisingly well via a local X-server or VNC client. I've done the same on my Samsung S9 phone for entertainment!

 

I was wondering whether the Ubuntu package files for the 32 bit x86 or the 64 bit ARM (aarch64 / ARMv8) versions of Cura 3.1.0 will ever see any updates for later versions?

 

David

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On 1/7/2019 at 4:33 PM, stoccarda said:

It had been nice to have a RPi3 with monitor to run and monitor a network attached UM3 and hence no need for a continuously running PC.
Using Octoprint seems to be different compare to CURA itself.

I have a raspberry with octoprint connected with my printer. I have configured Cura on my laptop to send gcode directly to octoprint and start to print. Then I can turn off the laptop and control octoprint from the web interface or with a mobile app.

 

Maybe you should give it a shot.

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