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by PaulG
Thu May 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18
Replies: 85
Views: 4880

Re: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18

Thanks, I'll stop beating my head against the wall for now.
by PaulG
Thu May 02, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Topic hijacked, I'm no longer interested in trying to maintain it
Replies: 54
Views: 11150

Re: Status of FreeCAD 0.18 Release

The software is split into common packages, and packages specific to your Python version. Remove everything, then install only these packages sudo apt install freecad-common sudo apt install freecad-runtime sudo apt install freecad-python3 sudo apt install libfreecad-python3-0.18 Vocx, could you be...
by PaulG
Thu May 02, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18
Replies: 85
Views: 4880

Re: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18

FWIW regarding ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-stable and ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-daily My assessment of the status (at 16:30 EDT May 2, 2019) is that freecad ( 0.18.1+dfsg1~201904300243~ubuntu16.04.1 ) and freecad-daily ( 0.18~rc+git201903142046~ubuntu16.04.1 ) are working with python 2 on ...
by PaulG
Wed May 01, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18
Replies: 85
Views: 4880

Re: [Coordination] Ubuntu freecad-stable PPA update to 0.18

Would someone please post here when things are thought to be stable on ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-stable. I'm holding back on reporting trouble because there seems to be work in progress, but if it is thought to be working then I need to report more details. (Using Trusty on Ubunto 14.0 on Trav...
by PaulG
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Topic hijacked, I'm no longer interested in trying to maintain it
Replies: 54
Views: 11150

Re: Status of FreeCAD 0.18 Release

I understand that this release supports both Python2 and Python3, but I am having trouble getting it to work with Python 3. Could someone please clarify whether the same package should work with both 2 and 3 (surprise me) or should I be looking for a separate package on the PPA. If there is a separa...
by PaulG
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Loft has troubles
Replies: 18
Views: 1031

Re: Loft has troubles

Lookid, thank you for confirming that you were lucky. That is what I had suspected, I've been luck fairly often too. I speculate that the problem has to do with the sections curving in a way that the smoothest or shortest curve between some section is achieved by a flip, so that is what the loft alg...
by PaulG
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Loft has troubles
Replies: 18
Views: 1031

Re: Loft has troubles

(Newbee, first post) I am having a similar problem with loft in a script flipping sides so the result collapses in places. Finally, I did : - Create an open section (BSpline in this case) - Create a line with the two end points - Create a closed Wire with the two edges - Loft with solid=True Could y...

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