CUPSwrapper printer driver (deb package)

CUPSwrapper printer driver (deb package)

How to Install

  1. Download the driver.
  2. Login as a superuser (or use "sudo" option if required ).
  3. Check if pre-required procedures are completed
    For Ubuntu 8.04 or greater
    For PT-9500PC
  4. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
    1. Turn on your P-touch/QL-Printer and connect the USB or the network cable.
      ***Click the close button if the installation wizard comes up
    2. Open the terminal and go to the directory where the drivers are.
    3. Install LPR driver.
        :   dpkg -i --force-all (lpr-drivername)
    4. Install cupswrapper driver.
      Command  :   dpkg -i --force-all (cupswrapper-drivername)

      ***On some distributions, you may see the following error message, please ignore it.
      "lpadmin: Bad device-uri "brusb_(model name):/dev/usb"!"

  5. (for USB Connection) Configure your printer on the cups web interface
    1. Open a web browser and go to http://localhost:631/printers.
    2. Click "Modify Printer" and set following parameters.
      - Your P-touch/QL-Printer's name      for Device
      - Brother      for Make/Manufacturer Selection
      - P-touch/QL-Printer's name      for Model/Driver Selection



    (for Network Connection) Configure your printer on the cups web interface
    1. Open a web browser and go to http://localhost:631/printers.
    2. Click "Modify Printer" and set following parameters.  
      - LPD/LPR Host or Printer or "AppSocket/HP JetDirect"      for Device
      - socket://(Your printer's IP address)      for Device URI
      - Brother      for Make/Manufacturer Selection
      - Your printer's name      for Model/Driver Selection
  6. Set the media size and try a test print.
    1. Open a web browser and go to "http://localhost:631/printers."
    2. Select your machine name.
    3. Click "Set Printer Options" and set the media size.
      e.g. If you are using 62mm tape, select 62mm.
      ***P-touch/QL-Printer will return errors with smaller or bigger media width configuration.
    4. Click "Print Test Page"

      ***Media length for continuous tape is about 100mm.
      ***Use the paper tool command to add a custom media size longer/shorter than 100mm

Please also refer to FAQs for more information.

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