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3D printing is a process to create physical, three-dimensional objects from digital models.

Wikipedia has more informations on the history of 3D printing and the available technologies; this article is concerned with hobbist accessible ones that can be used with software in Debian.


Hardware support under Free operating systems tends to be excellent for models developed by the makers community and non-existent for models sold via traditional channels.

Fused deposition modeling (FDM)

Some models supported by Debian include:




Printer control

See also

Many of the programs listed here are or should be managed by the 3D-printer team.