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Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

On Cura version 5.2.2, after slicing my build, my computer shows the "save to disk option". when I press it nothing happens. I am using a chromebook with linux. would that affect anything?

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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

    Yes, that would impact everything.

    UltiMaker Cura is not officially supported on ChromeOS..
    More here: https://support.makerbot.com/s/article/1667337917781

    It appears people that force load generic Linux operating systems on these Chromebooks still have mixed issues.
    I'm guessing its possibly related to being hardware unsupported by Cura
    More here: https://support.makerbot.com/s/article/1667410778209

    Or its something missing in the Linux operating system that Cura is expecting to be there.. 

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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work
    19 hours ago, PRINT3-D said:

    what would be a good slicer for ChromeOS?


    You came to UltiMaker's community to ask for a recommendation for a competing product?

    I don't know what 3D Printer you are using, but I would recommend to reach out to the community of that printer.

    19 hours ago, PRINT3-D said:

    If I kept using Cura how could I fix it?


    Im not sure what your asking, It is not recommended to use Cura on a Chromebook.

    19 hours ago, PRINT3-D said:

    This appears to slice and save just fine for me on Windows10.

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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

    I had the same problem, but I finally got it working.  It needs to have removeable media mounted under /media

    such as at /media/sdg1   where the device is /dev/sdg1

    Then after clicking I get the button to say "save to removeable media"

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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

    How do I do that?


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    Posted (edited) · "Save to disk" does not work

    I should have prefaced, on a Linux system, I was able to get it to work.


    I can only tell the steps that worked for me:

    my media was mounted at /mnt/sdg1.

    replace sdg1 below with your media's "name"


    issue: following commands from a terminal.  you may need to be root depending on system, or

    possibly use sudo before each command.


    #if /media/sdg1 does not exist issue this:

    mkdir /media/sdg1


    #then issue the following commands

    umount /mnt/sdg1

    mount /dev/sdg1 /media/sdg1


    then after clicking on slice, when it finishes slicking,  the button should say "save to removeable media"

    unless you have selected usb, then use the dropdown to the right of the button to choose "save to removeable media"



    Edited by mgraham
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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

    Okay I will try that. I will tell you if it works. Thanks!

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    Posted · "Save to disk" does not work

    Another detail that may be helpful for Windows or Mac:

    The button did not work until I had plugged in a memory stick.

    Maybe that is all you need for Windows...

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