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Download Linux Printer Drivers for QL-1050 Label Printer

UPDATED: 30 March 2016

Products affected: QL-1050 Label Printer

 

Select a Linux printer driver, and then follow the indicated steps to install your Linux printer driver:


How to Install Linux (deb) Printer Driver:

  1. Download your Linux (deb) printer driver.

  1. Login as a superuser ( or use "sudo" option if required).
  2. Check to see if pre-required procedures have been completed:
  1. Install LPR driver and CUPSwrapper driver.
    1. Turn on the printer, and connect the USB cable.
    2. Click the Close button if the installation wizard opens.
    3. Open the terminal, and go to the driver directory.
    4. Install LPR driver.   Command  :   dpkg -i --force-all (lpr-drivername)
    5. Check to see if the LPR driver is Installed.     Command  :   dpkg -l  | grep Brother

 


How to Install Linux (deb) CUPSwrapper printer driver

  1. Download your printer driver.

  1. Login as a superuser (or use "sudo" option if required).
  2. Check to see if pre-required procedures have been completed:
  1. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
    1. Turn on your P-touch/QL-Printer, and connect the USB or the network cable.
    2. Click the Close button if the installation wizard opens.
    3. Open the terminal, and go to the driver directory.
    4. Install LPR driver.  Command  :   dpkg -i --force-all (lpr-drivername)
    5. Install CUPSwrapper driver.  Command  :   dpkg -i --force-all (cupswrapper-drivername)

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

  1. (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 the following parameters:
      • for Device: Your P-touch/QL-Printer's name
      • for Make/Manufacturer Selection: Brother
      • for Model/Driver Selection:  P-touch/QL-Printer's name
  2. (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 the following parameters: 
      • for Device:  LPD/LPR Host or Printer or "AppSocket/HP JetDirect"
      • for Device:  URI- socket://(Your printer's IP address)
      • for Make/Manufacturer Selection:  Brother
      • for Model/Driver Selection: Your printer's name 
  3. 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. (That is, if you are using 62mm tape, select 62mm.)   Note: P-touch/QL-Printer will return errors with smaller or bigger media width configuration.
    4. Click Print Test Page.

Notes:

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

 


How to Install Linux (rpm) Printer Driver

  1. Download your printer driver.

  1. Login as a superuser.
  2. Check to see if pre-required procedures have been completed:
  1. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
    1. Turn on the printer, and connect the USB cable.
    2. Click the Close button if the installation wizard opens.
    3. Open the terminal, and go to the driver directory.
    4. Install LPR driver.  Command  :   rpm -ihv --nodeps (lpr-drivername)
    5. Check to see if the LPR driver is Installed.  Command  :   rpm -qa | grep (lpr-drivername)

 


How to Install CUPSwrapper printer driver (rpm package)

  1. Download your printer driver.

  1. Login as a superuser.
  2. Check to see if pre-required procedures have been completed:
  3. Install LPR driver and cupswrapper driver.
    1. Turn on your P-touch/QL-Printer, and connect the USB or the network cable.
    2. Click the Close button if the installation wizard opens.
    3. Open the terminal, and go to the driver directory.
    4. Install LPR driver.  Command  :   rpm -ihv --nodeps (lpr-drivername)
    5. Install cupswrapper driver.  Command  :   rpm -ihv --nodeps (cupswrapper-drivername)

Notes:

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

  1. (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.
      • for Device: Your P-touch/QL-Printer's name           
      • for Make/Manufacturer Selection:  Brother          
      • for Model/Driver Selection:  P-touch/QL-Printer's name           
  2. (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.  
      • for Device: LPD/LPR Host or Printer or "AppSocket/HP JetDirect"           
      • for Device URI:  socket://(Your printer's IP address)          
      • for Make/Manufacturer Selection:  Brother           
      • for Model/Driver Selection: Your printer's name           
  3. 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. (That is, 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.

Notes:

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