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If you try to print that very same file from OpenOffice it will not switch to landscape. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The x value runs from left to right in the document, and the y value from the bottom to the top edge. The model file is part of it and should be copied to the default model folder of CUPS.

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Grzegorz Wierzowiecki 1 7 It should be of help with other releases and distros. Reinvent your network with DevOps tools and techniques: Join Date Jun Beans Of course, a thermal printer that can only print black without grayscale limits your artistic options somewhat, but what about linus sticky labels with barcode?

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Finally references for installing and using Dymo under Linux: The script expects a string at the command line, for example. However, meanwhile an updated cups package 1. Post as a guest Name. If there is a hell for committing such wanton waste, I expect that the product managers responsible for this feature will be there some time soon.


I pribter referring to Ubuntu Some brief research on Google showed that you need to multiply millimeters by around 1. Luckily, there is a precompiled package available. Email Required, but never shown.

Fast diagnostics thanks to systematic organization: Create and dumped into a PDF document. If someone wants to pitch in and redo this including how to do it from the command line, please do.

Install Dymo LabelWriter on Headless Linux

If your printer is not listed, you need to check the USB connection. Connection check First of all, you should check, if the printer was recognized properly. The LabelWriter Turbo also prints on Linux.

I hope this helps someone out and they find it before they have done a lot searching. According to their pinux at this writing their drivers support the following models: My printers to test with: The -d parameter specifies the name of device to choose for printing and should match the one you chose while installing the printer.

Dymo Label Writer Printers, easy peasy install

Next you need to go to the Synaptic Package Manager and install some headers and libraries. Later I’ve added driver via cups web interface like any other driver, choosing right ppd file. First of all, you should check, if the printer was recognized linus. This is their instructions, and is what I am about to embellish upon. Seems to work just fine.


They are as follows: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. To match the 19x51mm labels, I thus needed rectangles in priinter format of 54x I bought a roll of labels numbered “” featuring return address labels. Join Date Mar Beans 2. 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 cymo picture a floor full of wasted labels.

What you need is the printer’s CUPS system driver, which is available as source code [1]. The CUPS printing system [2] uses the lpr command for this:.