Two thumbs-up and one thumbs down for set-up. I tried with several applications like LibreOffice. Thanks for the tip about the editor lite! Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on For those folks that need basic, easy to use software, this is the machine for you.

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Email me about changes to this bug report. I spent quite a while on it, but ultimately came to the conclusion that the driver is crap, removed Brother from the vendor list, and replaced the printer.

I’d need to look further but my provisional feeling is that these problems are more likely to lie with the Linux applications. Linnux as a guest Name.

Installing the Brother QL under GNU/Linux | stk

Try setting the LogLevel to “debug” to find out more. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features.

It’s a lot cheaper than what they are charging for their older machines and if you run an e-commerce business like I do it helps to have 2 printer loaded with 2 different sized labels brothe you do not need to change rolls all the time.

I have never been so organized! I also managed to compile the drivers from source, so I can try out driver patches if necessary. To post a comment you must log in. I’ve never used a thermal label printer before, but I was surprised how fast the brorher was.


I had a stand alone labeler for probably 10 years, but it wasn’t that easy to use, so I didn’t use it. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. If you’re a developer, there’s an open API you can you to integrate this printer into your own application.

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

See full activity log. And of course, I then set the size I wanted in the print dialog Properties Option. I found this post because printing to my QL from Libreoffice made me see red blinking lights all over. This modified the ppd file and yields in CUPS:.

When restarting the computer, close all applications running pinux your computer, save all data, and then turn the printer off. It really does seem that at least most of the problems are with the Linux applications I’ve tried so far.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Status changed to ‘Confirmed’ because the bug affects multiple users. The only label it correctly senses is the.

The full-version software for making labels is ok. Unchecked I mean I could try changing the CUPS default but I’d guess this lihux because of a mismatch between glabels pagesize and the roll in the printer.

Installing the Brother QL-700 under GNU/Linux

Trying to print sends the printer into an error state red light flashing. This probably does not answer your question. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Unable to send data to printer. I just use that size and print all of my address labels and file folders on them.

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My hand writing is atrocious, so love having at least the front of the envelope legible and neat. Before I begin this review let me lay it down for all potential international buyers like myself. When enabled btother will see a new drive appears in your My Computer page, it appears as a removable drive. The length of the label should increase as I type. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I have installed printer drivers for a label printer according to directions here: