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QL-720NW

QL-720NW printing with Arch Linux (32-Bit)

brother-ql720nw-lpr

PKGBUILD

# Maintainer:  Markus Tacker <m@cto.hiv>
# Based on the QL-700 PKGBUILD -> Jacob Alexander <triplehaata@gmail.com>
pkgname=brother-ql720nw-lpr
pkgver=1.0.1
pkgrel=1
pkgdesc="Brother LPR driver for P-Touch QL-720NW labelprinter"
url="http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/"
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
license=("custom:brother")
depends=('cups' 'ghostscript')
makedepends=('rpmextract')
source=("http://www.brother.com/pub/bsc/linux/dlf/ql720nwlpr-${pkgver}-1.i386.rpm"
        'license.txt')
md5sums=('5e488a98b6ec1786e55b541dae2810d8'
        '47cf89c2ae034aaf18ea0a6379c897da')
noextract=("ql720nwlpr-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm")
install='lpr.install'

build() {
        cd $srcdir
        rpmextract.sh "ql720nwlpr-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm" || return 1
        rm "ql720nwlpr-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm"
}

package() {
        mv usr opt $pkgdir/. || return 1
        install -D -m644 license.txt $pkgdir/usr/share/licenses/$pkgname/license.txt || return 1
}

lpr.install

# Install file for brother-ql720nw-lpr

post_install() {
        useradd -s /bin/false -g lp lp
        mkdir -p /var/spool/lpd/ql720nw
        /opt/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/inf/setupPrintcappt1 ql720nw -i USB
}

pre_remove() {
        rm -rf /var/spool/lpd/ql720nw
        /opt/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/inf/setupPrintcappt1 ql720nw -e
}

brother-ql720nw-cupswrapper

PKGBUILD

# Maintainer: Markus Tacker <m@cto.hiv>
# Based on the QL-700 PKGBUILD -> Jacob Alexander <triplehaata@gmail.com>
pkgname=brother-ql720nw-cupswrapper
_pkgname=ql720nwcupswrapper
pkgver=1.0.1
pkgrel=1
pkgdesc="LPR-to-CUPS wrapper for Brother P-Touch QL-720NW labelprinter (metric)"
url="http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/"
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
license=("GPL2")
if [ $CARCH == "x86_64" ]; then
depends=('cups' 'ghostscript' 'lib32-glibc' 'brother-ql720nw-lpr')
else
depends=('cups' 'ghostscript' 'glibc' 'brother-ql720nw-lpr')
fi
makedepends=('rpmextract' 'cpio')
source=("http://download.brother.com/welcome/dlfp002205/$_pkgname-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm")
md5sums=('ff90c008c85c9265c3451b3103ddf54f')
noextract=("$_pkgname-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm")
install='cupswrapper.install'

build() {
        cd $srcdir
        rpmextract.sh "$_pkgname-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm"

        rm -f $_pkgname-$pkgver-1.i386.rpm

        mkdir -p usr/share/ || return 1
        mv opt/brother usr/share/brother || return 1
        rmdir opt || return 1

        sed -i 's|/opt/brother|/usr/share/brother|g' `grep -lr '/opt/brother' ./` || return 1
}

package() {
        mv usr $pkgdir/. || return 1
}

cupswrapper.install

# Install file for brother-ql720nw-cupswrapper

post_install() {
        ln -s /opt/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/{inf,lpd} /usr/share/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/.
        /usr/share/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/cupswrapper/cupswrapperql720nwpt1
        systemctl restart cups
}

pre_remove() {
        /usr/share/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/cupswrapper/cupswrapperql720nwpt1 -e
}

post_remove() {
        rm /usr/share/brother/PTouch/ql720nw/{inf,lpd}
        systemctl restart org.cups.cupsd
}

Add custom media size

sudo brpapertoollpr_ql720nw -P Brother_QL-720NW -n 50x80 -w 50 -h 80
# Brother_QL-720NW is the cups printer name
sudo systemctl restart org.cups.cupsd

Now select the new format as the default media in the printer default options.

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