Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Because it can print. If you get the page size wrong especially width , the printer may refuse to print on the labels. The label printer Brother QL refuses to print This modified the ppd file and yields in CUPS: The software itself isn’t all that fast, and it’s very low-tech.

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If you are using a USB hub, remove brogher and connect the printer directly to the computer. Maybe this helps though. See full activity log.

Two sizes come with it, a small roll with libux labels, and a larger one that allows for you to control where to cut. I was able to print out a bunch of labels from data in an Excel llinux with a custom layout in under 30 minutes from opening the box, and without reading any documentation.

Unchecked I mean I could try changing the CUPS default but I’d guess this could because of a mismatch between glabels pagesize and the roll in the printer. That didn’t work; as I noted in the question, I downloaded and installed the drivers from the Brother site without success.

How do I install Brother QL label printer drivers in Ubuntu ? – Ask Ubuntu

I have try also with glabels and the driver was working well with the previous version on trusty: This modified the ppd file and yields in CUPS:.


I attached the glabels template for reference. Depending on the model of the USB Hub, the printer may not be correctly detected. The other issue is swapping the X and Y dimensions – the X as far as the printer is concerned is across the printer; the Y axis is the direction the label feeds. If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service: That and other printers I have seem to have the size options I think I need greyed out in gLables and inkscape English Choose a language for shopping.

Please try again later. I’ve never used a thermal label printer before, but I was surprised how fast the output was. I suggest updating it the very first time you run the software – Editor-Lite Software allows you to quickly print a label by skipping P-Touch editor. I even managed to get both computers in my office to talk to it over the network by sharing the printer, and it works like a charm. Two thumbs-up and one thumbs down for set-up. Top rated Most recent Top rated. To help us improve our support, please provide your feedback below.

This means you need to specify the paper size as it is on the physical label i.

Label printing software Brother QL series Perhaps this will help http: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Can you post the settings you have set in the driver? Try disconnecting and reconnecting the USB cable at both ends. This little powerhouse label hrother is the best deal on the market.


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Installing the Brother QL-700 under GNU/Linux

If you don’t do so driver will not install properly – I connected this to a W7 bit desktop and the supplied driver works right off the bat – I then tried connecting this to my home server WHS and the W7 bit driver works for this install too.

When enabled you will wl-700 a new drive appears in your My Computer page, it appears as a removable drive. If you do not have a label printer then just get this.

Sign up using Email and Password. Any option that might change this in glables is greyed out.

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