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by alpha
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: heekscnc on ubuntu
Replies: 22
Views: 8593

Re: heekscnc on ubuntu

Btw, if you just want to try it out here are the deb packages I created:
http://alpharesearch.de/?p=209
by alpha
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: heekscnc on ubuntu
Replies: 22
Views: 8593

Re: heekscnc on ubuntu

I found this file here: /usr/lib/oce-0.8.0/OCE-libraries.cmake But this is on my other PC (64bit) were I have all the liboce* (community edition) installed... the other PC was a 32bit VM. Just try to switch over to the community edition and try again, I do remember getting errors too, but I didn't c...
by alpha
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: heekscnc on ubuntu
Replies: 22
Views: 8593

Re: heekscnc on ubuntu

I found that I had to install all the OpenCASCADE CAE packages and not the OpenCASCADE Community Edition CAE - just use synaptic package manager and make sure to select the right ones. Please let me know if this fixed it.
by alpha
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: heekscnc on ubuntu
Replies: 22
Views: 8593

Re: heekscnc on ubuntu

I used Linux Mint 13 with Mate to compile on 64 bit and 32 bit system - I had more issues on 64 bit. What exact Ubuntu version do you have?
Do you use the version from Google (SVN )or Github (Git)?
by alpha
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Is there a DIY version of this technology?
Replies: 6
Views: 979

Re: Is there a DIY version of this technology?

...but I don't know how much better... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyquist%E2%80%93Shannon_sampling_theorem "In essence, the theorem shows that a bandlimited analog signal can be perfectly reconstructed from an infinite sequence of samples if the sampling rate exceeds 2B samples per second, where ...
by alpha
Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Basic Open Source Workflow Instructions!
Replies: 17
Views: 5005

Re: Basic Open Source Workflow Instructions!

I chatted with sliptonic on IRC and he recommends this link (looks like a nice article!):
Here's a reprint of an article from Digital Machinist. It might be helpful: http://sliptonic.com/?p=491
by alpha
Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Basic Open Source Workflow Instructions!
Replies: 17
Views: 5005

Re: Basic Open Source Workflow Instructions!

I had the same issue with Heekscnc, I'm using Linux and found that I was missing libarea (I did start Heekscad in shell and I did see an exception)... I suggest to start it in command line and see if you get an exception or some other text that some python library was not found...
by alpha
Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Universal G-Code Sender - v1.0.3 released
Replies: 20
Views: 3857

Re: Universal G-Code Sender - v1.0.3 released

Very good changes! The only thing I would like for the jogging would be to synchronize the manual coordinates with the question mark command. FYI, with firmware V8.0 you can send the '?' to get the machine position back.

Thanks,
Markus
by alpha
Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: Open Source Gcode Simulator
Replies: 5
Views: 5052

Re: Open Source Gcode Simulator

What a great find! Thanks for the link!
by alpha
Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Chocolate Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1361

Re: Chocolate Upgrade

You may want to have a look at this blog about Geared Peristaltic Quick-Fit Pump Extruder experiments: http://richrap.blogspot.com/