CUPS Driver for iOS/Mac, UNIX or Linux

Zebra does not provide a driver for use on Linux/Unix or Mac OS X operating systems but instead suggests the use of the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) driver. Examples are based on CUPS v 1.4.4. 

Installing the CUPS Driver on a Networked Printer

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Installing the CUPS Driver on a USB or Parallel/Serial Connected Printer

 

1

Ensure the printer is connected and powered on (the printer will be automatically detected)

Select the printer under Local Printers

Click continue

2

When the Found New Printer dialog box appears:

Choose Select Printer From Database

Then select Zebra* from the list of printer manufacturers

Click forward/next

3

Select the command language used by the printer

Click Add Printer

Note that printers currently being manufactured use Zebra Programming Language (ZPL). If you are setting up an older Zebra printer, consult your manual to confirm the specific printer language 

 

4

Enter Printer Name, Description and Location information for the printer

The name and description boxes will be pre-populated by the PnP information and can be changed if desired

Click Apply

5 A test page dialog will be displayed. Print a test page if desired.
1 From the main adminstration page: 

  • Choose Add Printer

  • Choose either Serial Port 1, Serial Port 2 or LPT 1 (depending on your preference)

  • Click continue
2

Enter a Name, Description and Location for the printer

Click continue

3

Choose Select Printer From Database

Then select Zebra* from the list of printer manufacturers

Click forward/next

4

Select the command language used by the printer

Click Add Printer

Note that printers currently being manufactured use Zebra Programming Language (ZPL). If you are setting up an older Zebra printer, consult your manual to confirm the specific printer language 

 

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