There it was, as desired, a test label, 29mm in length! October 30th, 8. As I was in a hurry and without any other valid options, I decided to buy the printer and try to hack something under Linux to make it print whatever I wanted; the problem was that there was no information available at all on how it worked and I couldn’t find anyone who had tried to hack it yet as it was a new product. I usually fail doing things on tutorial as I suck on ubuntu but you made it understandable. Better yet, selecting different print sizes also worked fine although the predefined ones are less than the ones supplied with the official Brother driver, but one could define new custom sizes.
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It also refuses to feed the label after printing, even by manually pressing the “Feed” button. Now open the new folder in Nautilus which is the default file browser; just double-click the folder.
The problem is, that openSuSE has no brotner mechanism to convert the xml-data to. I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Open your Downloads folder, then drag the driver files over into the new folder you just created.
Admittedly this is a minor inconvience but I would rather it worked perfectly. The issue at hand is making the Brother QL thermal label printer work as advertised on a system running Ubuntu Linux. Has anyone any suggestions? The only way to detach the label after printing is to press Power, Power, Feed, and then Cut. I got the label printer working with text brtoher.
brohher It looks to me like the control codes are being sent incorrectly based on a comparison with the Windows driver. Richard on November 6, at 2: Jamerson Friday 21 Juneat The settings I posted worked fine for me with the supplied-with-printer 62mm continuous tape. Was this HowTo helpful?
Like most printers of this type, the protocol used to print is fortunately rather simple: At the command line, enter the following: Turns out that you cant just ‘lpr’ direct to the label printer under osx, either, you have to use this utterly braindead P-touch editor app.
Notice that the command-line has you already in the correct directory. Just run it without any arguments and you will get parameter list for your printer.
It will just print on the bottom half of the label for length no longer than 3. R Thursday 18 Septemberat This will open a text-editor.
Choose the QL from the list. October 28th, 2. October 25th, 1. Useless waste of time. The By using SnoopyPro I found that to get the automatic cutter to work one needs to add the sequence: FlobbyDisk Thursday 17 Novemberat October 30th, 9.
Not that I’m complaining, but slow loading instances times will often affect your placement in google and could damage your quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. So I guess that is a small win. Make sure you update this again very soon. I did this the hard way, over and over, until I made ql-650 work for me; hopefully this all goes much easier for you! October 31st,
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