I did however expertise a few technical points using this site, since I experienced to reload the site lots of times previous to I could get it to load correctly. Philip on December 2, at 4: Copy the following text into the text editor window, then save and exit: 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. And what do you know, it worked without issues. After about a couple of years, there are now quite a bit of useful information and drivers for that printer as you will find below, including recently released drivers for Linux, both from the community and from Brother themselves. October 25th, 1.

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Make sure you update this again very soon. Reading deeper into the Brother site and looking closer at the provided files, it looks more and more like a bootstrap solution. Well I am adding this RSS to my e-mail and could look brtoher for a lot more of your respective interesting content. Only the autocutting problem remains. Admittedly this is a minor inconvience but I would rather it worked perfectly. Jamerson Kinux 21 Juneat Those templates you downloaded earlier?


Brother’s web site for programming resources includes a closed-source SDK for Windows platforms only and provides brrother information on the protocol used for communicating with their P-Touch printers. It also refuses to feed the label after printing, even by manually pressing the “Feed” button.

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Any idea about how to make it work with the proper driver? Has anyone any suggestions? Shpend Bardhi Tuesday 11 Bgotherat FlobbyDisk Thursday 17 Novemberat Philip on December 2, at 2: I’m going to do a fresh install tonight – i’ll try your howto again first thing, and see how it goes.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Copy the following text into the text editor window, then save and exit:. RossBos Wednesday 23 Mayat October 30th, 9.

The By using SnoopyPro I found that to get the automatic cutter to work one needs to add the sequence: Last Jump to page: I’d include a link brothfr it says “no links allowed”, but a search for “pc linux” should find it The issue at hand is making the Brother QL thermal label printer work as advertised on a system running Ubuntu Linux.

Open Terminal by selecting Applications Terminal from the task bar.


Grant Thursday 05 Marchat As I compiled the rastertoptch I just need the. Chris Saturday 06 Juneat Then I installed SnoopyProan Open Source USB sniffer to collect the data streams sent to the printer and proceeded to make a lot of printouts, varying only one option at a time to check its effect on the commands sent to the printer.

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Just been having a read, apparently there’s no “official” support for AMD64 but try this: What I would like to be able to do is: Andrewparadigm on March 9, at 9: To install nautilus-terminal, open a standard terminal and enter the following lines, being sure to enter your administrative password when prompted:. October 28th, 4.

Hope someone comes up with a solution. This lets you navigate folders and do common tasks with the simple GUI interface, then seamlessly switch to the brohter line interface already in the proper directory! Now, I tried the last option first with the PPD from the Brother Website driver, but it complained that the necessary wrapper was not available clean install on a different PC.