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Cura crashes - out of Hard Drive space

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I have been using Cura to send prints to my printrbot simple metal (board version F.) I am running Cura on Mac OS X 10.6. I have been noticing during prints that the mac fan revs up when I start to print, and stays up until I close Cura (even after the print is done.) After a few hours, Cura becomes unresponsive and I have to kill it. It is really noticeable if I let a print go over night. In the morning, The Whole Mac is frozen, and I have to reset it. Also, I have noticed that my hard drive is getting written to (at a rate of about 10kb per second.) This has caused several "Hard Drive out of memory" crashes lately. Is there some way that I can fix this? I have deleted 50 gigs of old files, but the Hard Drive just fills right back up again.

 

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