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Glabels 3.4.1 Build Script for Ubuntu 20.04

Why not use the default Ubuntu package? Ubuntu was missing some of the Barcode libraries I use. Not sure if this is still true for Ubuntu 20.04 but I still build it from scratch because I use it in docker image for development This will build Glabels 3.4.1 from what I...

gLabels Build Script for Ubuntu 18+

I think the default Ubuntu GLabels package doesn't contain one of the barcode libraries I use to create labels so this is the script I use to compile glabels #!/bin/sh sed -Ei 's/^# deb-src /deb-src /' /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get install cmake apt-get -y build-dep...

glabels-3-batch to /dev/stdout to LPR Printer

Unfortunately the following doesn't work because the informational output gets mixed with the PDF output. As you can see here Object w = etc I have been doing a two step glabels-3-batch to LPR process but have made it so I don't have to write an intermediate file to...


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