If you are, could you let us know and, in the current version, could you run the following only once: I see that there is supposedly an Ubuntu universe package called ‘dymo-cups-drivers’ for Xenial but it doesn’t show up as a valid package when I try ‘apt-get install dymo-cups-drivers’. OpenOffice offers a selection of preconfigured formats for users who need to print their own self-adhesive labels. Add tags Tag help. If someone wants to pitch in and redo this including how to do it from the command line, please do.
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Bug # “DYMO LabelWriter does not work on Ubuntu ” : Bugs : cups package : Ubuntu
Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Using the Common Unix Printing System, you can configure and manage your printer from the command line. Once you have downloaded the drivers, install libraries, unpack the drivers and then install. I wasn’t really worried about what professional shippers use these labels for; it was the handy 19x51mm format that interested me. Of course, a thermal printer that can only print black without grayscale limits your artistic options somewhat, but what about printing sticky labels with barcode?
The LaserJet works fine via the Samba share on Windows and was even detected by lpinfo without the drivers being installed. New USB device strings: In this thread there is a different pstopdf file that corrects the problem for me.
Everything appeared to build and install just fine.
dymo-cups-drivers 1.4.0-8 source package in Ubuntu
This is their instructions, and is what I am about to embellish upon. If you like to use the default printer, you can omit this parameter.
If you are, could you let us know and, in the current version, could you run the following only once: For this reason, we create a simple text file with some dummy text. Installing the module involves some manual attention because it needs a number of developer packages from various libraries. Join Date Sep Beans However, CUPS still reported the printer as:.
According to the conversion table I used, 19 millimeters are about 54 points. Note that the text needs to be quoted if it contains blanks.
I looked a couple of different times but the printers were still pretty expensive. February 22nd, 3. The script expects a string at the command oabelwriter, for example. The label dimensions are set using the PageSize option, which expects the length and width — not in millimeters or inches, but in points.
DYMO Apr 4 Thanks for the information.
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. If you try to print that very same file from OpenOffice it will not switch to landscape.
So just be careful, if you’re not near this thing and you print a test page the default way like say a network print serverI can picture a floor full of wasted labels. The time now is I turned the LaserJet off once I got it set up, which is why it doesn’t show up in the above lists.
Last Jump to page: OpenOffice Label Merge OpenOffice offers a selection of preconfigured formats for labelwritre who need to print their own self-adhesive labels. I see that there is supposedly an Ubuntu universe package called ‘dymo-cups-drivers’ for Xenial but it doesn’t show up as a valid package when I try ‘apt-get install dymo-cups-drivers’. What you need is the printer’s CUPS system driver, which is available as source code .
The x value runs from left to right in the document, and the y value from the bottom to the top edge. Longer strings necessitate a linear font size reduction to fit on the label.