Probe Basic for LinuxCNC, on Debian 11

Probe Basic for LinuxCNC, on Debian 11

First, install Debian 11 on the computer.

then run the following to get the RT kernal and update the OS.
su -
apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade

apt-get install linux-image-rt-amd64

now you need to download the debs for LinuxCNC from:
i recommend each of the following, in this order:

as well as the documentation for the language of your choice.

You need to make sure the username you are logged in with is in the sudo group. how you do that depends on the GUI you installed for Debian 11.

Next, you need some dependencies for Probe Basic:
sudo apt install python3-pyqt5 python3-pyqt5.qtquick python3-dbus.mainloop.pyqt5 python3-pyqt5.qtopengl python3-pyqt5.qsci python3-pyqt5.qtmultimedia python3-pyqt5.qtwebkit qml-module-qtquick-controls gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad libqt5multimedia5-plugins pyqt5-dev-tools python3-dev python3-setuptools python3-pip python3-deepdiff git:

and maybe these, i am not 100% sure though:
sudo apt install qttools5-dev-tools
personally, i would hold off on these unless there is a Dependency error.

next, you need to download the Probe Basic installer: i was instructed to use the following, but there may be a newer version when you install:

you will need to make the .run file so it is executable. then run the installer. once the installer completes, you can run linuxcnc, and you will have a simulator config for qtpyvcp, and under that, for Probe Basic. be warned, it takes a lot of screen space, so you will need a monitor set to i think at least 1080p. not taking head of this may mean you will not have access to the close button.
in the simulator configs, there is the needed config values to transfer to your LinuxCNC configs.

as i have not gotten this far yet on my own setup, i will need to post an update to this when i have done so. :)
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