I haven’t tried it with the Ptouch driver but I wouldn’t be surprised if it had problems. I’ll briefly describe the process so far, and where I’m stuck. What format of the driver can I use for my distribution. The label printer Brother QL refuses to print Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I never did get to the bottom of the problem, but I suspected that a font was being used in the test page that was not installed on my system. The printer is working!

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Kinux need to log in to change this bug’s status. Have you seen this page: Is it possible to print a template to the media that has a different width? BB code is On.

Changed in ptouch-driver Ubuntu: I never did get to the bottom of the problem, but I suspected that a font was being used in the test page that was not installed on my system.

If you get the page linyx wrong especially widththe printer may refuse to print on the labels. Big Brother is watching what you print. I have seen that provided label templates follow the same approach at least in earlier versions of glabels.


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Software in use is: Sun Dec 3 Find More Posts by allend. Do you have it set to a static IP? The length is always about mm no matter what I change the page size to in OpenOffice. I haven’t yet tried to use ql-80n on a network.

Maybe you need the package ql-5800n linux from Brother. Screenshots from CUPS http: I didn’t even have to force anything I already had multiarch installed to support other stupid bit-only softwarenor use any workaround. I’m not sure what made it to work but the info posted by tradegar is really important! Connecting more than one machine with the same model number is not supported.

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If you need any info network related feel free to ask. I tried on Debian first, after learning from sampi that he got it to work on Debian.

Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. I can report back if this fixes the problem with the blinking red light. The CUPS test page is geared up for page printers, not label printers.

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Maybe the driver lacks some kind of initialization procedure When trying to print CUPS reports the state of the job as “completed at timesign “, even though the printer does nothing. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Post as a guest Name. This means you need to specify the paper size as it is on the physical label i. However with version 1. It is also possible to print smaller labels same width, different height without adjusting the printer settings. Installed on 0 days ago InstallationMedia: I finally got it to print on my Ubuntu system.


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Sandro napk-deactivatedaccount wrote on I have set up Custom Media Size as 59 x 32 mm yielding 62 x 38 mm paper size effectively in CUPS to account for the hardware margins 1.