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Cura LulzBot Edition Installation: Debian

Installation Instructions

Download Cura LulzBot Edition by clicking one of the buttons below

Debian 10

Debian 11 (Compatible with Focal, Mint 20+)

Once downloaded, in a terminal navigate to the directory containing the file (usually ~/Downloads by default) and send the following command:

sudo apt install ./cura-lulzbot-[version number - Debian version]-Linux.deb

If this is your first time installing Cura LulzBot Edition on your Linux machine, please additionally run the following commands to ensure you are able to use the USB functionality of the software:

sudo usermod -a -G tty $USER
sudo usermod -a -G dialout $USER

​These commands simply add your current user to the tty/dialout groups, allowing for USB functionality. Sign out and sign back in for them to take effect.

That's it! Cura LulzBot Edition is setup and ready to use.

Please note: Cura LE is currently only available for Debian-based Linux distributions.
 We hope to add compatability with more distros in the future

Cura LulzBot Edition is a Free Software 3D printing solution offered through our code repositories.

System requirements and the End User License Agreement can be found on LulzBot.com/Cura. 

Trouble Upgrading? Clean Your Cache!

The commands below will delete the older slicing profiles and 3D printer settings from previous versions of Cura LulzBot Edition. Back up the files and folders listed below first if any customizations have been made.

Open a terminal.

Run the following commands:

cd; rm -rf ~/.cache/cura-lulzbot ~/.config/cura-lulzbot ~/.local/share/cura-lulzbot

Removal Instructions

Removal through GUI

Synaptic can be installed through terminal, with:

sudo apt-get install synaptic

Launch Synaptic.

Press the Search button found in the upper right hand corner of the Synaptic window.

Type cura into the search box and change the Look in drop down to Name.

Press Search to search for all packages that contain the term cura.

All installed packages with cura will be displayed. De-select the cura-lulzbot package.

Choose either Mark for Removal or Mark for Complete Removal.

Press the Apply Changes button to remove the selected package.

Removal via Terminal

Open a terminal and send one of the following commands, based on your desired outcome.

To remove just the cura package and leave behind any existing cura user data:

sudo apt-get remove cura-lulzbot

To remove the cura package and any dependencies, but do not remove any existing cura user data:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove cura-lulzbot

To remove the cura package, any dependencies, and all cura user data:

sudo apt-get purge cura-lulzbot

Alternatively, dpkg can also be used:

sudo dpkg --remove cura-lulzbot
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