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OctoPrint is installed on the Raspberry Pi 2 in the conference room. It is connected to the Tazbot with the USB serial cable.

To start the OctoPrint service:

1. SSH to the Raspberry Pi:

   ssh -l ppm

The Pi password is the standard PPM password.

2. Activate the Python virtual environment

   source ~/venv/OctoPrint/bin/activate

You should see the command line prompt pre-pended with "(OctoPrint)"

3. cd into the OctoPrint directory and start OctoPrint

   cd ~/PyProjects/OctoPrint

The service will bind to address/port

4. Open a browser, and go to Login using username "ppm" and password.

5. To disconnect, Ctrl-Z and bg to put the foreground application into the backround