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LPR Driver Install (P-touch/QL/TD-Printer)



*** If CUPS is working on your system, we recommend to use CUPS.
P-touch/QL-Printer driver install for CUPS

Step 1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option or "su" option if it is required )
Step 2. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
For openSUSE
Step 3. Download drivers
Download LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
P-touch/QL-Printer Driver download page
Step 4. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver
4-1. Turn on the printer and connect the USB cable.

*** Click the close button if the installation wizard comes up ***
4-2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the drivers are.
4-3. Install LPR driver
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -i  --force-all  (lpr-drivername)
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -ihv  --nodeps  (lpr-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)
4-5. Check if the LPR driver is installed
Command (for dpkg)  :  dpkg  -l  |  grep  Brother
Command (for rpm)  :  rpm  -qa  |  grep  (lpr-drivername)
Example(for dpkg) | Example(for rpm)

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Install LPR driver (dpkg)
# dpkg -i --force-all ql1050lpr-1.0.0-1.i386.deb 
Selecting previously deselected package ql1050lpr.
(Reading database ... 95844 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking ql1050lpr (from ql1050lpr-1.0.0-1.i386.deb) ...
Setting up ql1050lpr (1.0.0-1) ...

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Check LPR driver and cupswrapper driver (dpkg)
$ dpkg -l | grep Brother
ii  ql1050lpr	1.0.0-1		Brother lpr color laser Printer Definitions

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Install LPR driver (rpm)
# rpm -ihv --nodeps ql1050lpr-1.0.0-1.i386.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:ql1050lpr              ########################################### [100%]

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Check LPR driver and cupswrapper driver (rpm)
# rpm -qa | grep ql1050lpr
ql1050lpr-1.0.0-1

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