I also managed to compile the drivers from source, so I can try out driver patches if necessary. The label printer Brother QL refuses to print Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. After that my QL printer started to blink red every time I tried to print to it. December 4th, 4. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. I tried with several applications like LibreOffice. I tried several label settings to no avail. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Brofher to page: Note that most of the Ptouch labels are longer Y axis than they are wide X axisbut the dimensions on the label box are the other way around. I attached the glabels template for reference.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. If anyone knows of any alternative label printing software that will work for this printer, I would really appreciate knowing about it.


Brother QL will not print again no lniux. No such file or directory chgrp: To post a comment you must log in. July 26th, Brother “QL” Label Printer. I tried deleting the existing icon and installing the brother pilots but still have flashing red light.

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The drivers you get from brother are 32 bit drivers So you have to provide an 32bit environment especially the libraries for them. Thank you for any help – I need my labels to deliver my bread to shops tomorrow The directories I brothet manually were.

When I ask the printer to print, the led flashes red and nothing happens. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

How can I check what is send to the printer and what is the answer from it? Sign up using Email and Password. Is there a way to get the printer working on Ubuntu lijux A Beans 2 Distro Ubuntu.

It is also possible to print smaller labels same width, different height without adjusting the printer settings. I used the internal driver ql recommended by ubuntu and the drivers from brother. Brother “QL” Label Printer Once the driver is installed, what kind of application software do you use to print labels to the QL? My labelprinter brother ql always worked for me on Ubuntu, but not since i upgraded to Sign up using Facebook.


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.

I also managed to compile the drivers from source, so I can try out driver patches if necessary. I can report back if this fixes the problem with the blinking red light.

My QL is now working with the latest driver version 1. I was using a continuous roll, but when I switched it for a roll of fix labels it went to working. The time now is Unpacking qlcupswrapperinch from qlcupswrapperinch Screenshots from CUPS http: I tried deleting the exisint icon and installing the Brother pilots, but still get falshing red light – dwi’m yn gwbod be ddiawl sy’n bod!