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a collection of miscellaneous projects of Paul Philippov

FlashForge Dreamer Tips and Tricks

How to run FlashPrint on Linux with Qt5.10+

  1. Download Qt 5.9.5 and install into /opt/Qt5.9.5

  2. Edit ~/.local/share/applications/FlashPrint.desktop file to start with the older Qt:

[Desktop Entry]
Version=1
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=FlashPrint
GenericName=FlashForge 3D Printer Control Software
Comment=FlashForge 3D Printer Control Software
Exec=env LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/Qt5.9.5/5.9.5/gcc_64/lib /usr/share/FlashPrint/FlashPrint
Icon=flashforge
Terminal=false
Type=Application
MimeType=text/plain;
Categories=Graphics;
Keywords=3D;Printing;
X-KDE-StartupNotify=true
X-KDE-HasTempFileOption=true