A quick and easy guide to setting up OctoPi for beginners with zero experience. Follow these steps to setup OctoPi OS on your Raspberry Pi in a few basic steps regardless of your machine's operating system.

So what exactly is OctoPrint? Here is a list of things OctoPrint allows you to do:

  • Wirelessly upload G-code files from a computer to a 3D printer
  • Manually control a 3D printer (moving the X-, Y-, and Z-axes as well as forcing extrusion)
  • Monitor print temperature and change print settings
  • Set up a webcam to view the Print in real time and create time lapse videos
  • Slice models using CuraEngine Legacy
  • Customize operation with numerous plug-ins

See the full tutorial here.