In order to free up my 3D printer (and laptop) from each other, I’ve
set up my old Raspberry Pi as a USB server using the free version of VirtualHere.
easy to set up, by following the clear instructions on the website, and
installing the client on my laptop – all worked first time and happily
runs with the M3D software.
I did also figure out why the software
didn’t work in remote desktop – the OpenGL requirements mean it work
work in remote desktop or on virtual machines (unfortunately)