Error loading custom footprint

I’m trying to place a footprint of a component downloaded from github

IO_ERROR: footprint library path ‘/home/mai/Downloads/kicad-ESP8266/ESP8266.pretty’ does not exist from /build/kicad-OLDpkC/kicad-4.0.5+dfsg1/pcbnew/kicad_plugin.cpp : FootprintEnumerate() : line 1786

In PCBnew, go to


Check the global/project specific libraries settings and change the path to where ESP8266.pretty actually is located on your system.

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