How to setup JavaPOS with Star Printer on Ubuntu Linux

Introduction How to use a Star Micronics printer with Ubuntu Linux via the JavaPOS driver. While this was written using a USB TSP650, these directions suffice for the following supported models.   Supported Printers: TSP650II, SP700, TSP700II, HSP7000, TUP500 Supported Interfaces: Serial, Ethernet Supported Environments: Ubuntu Linux 9.04   Install Java Development Kit The Java […]

Ubuntu Linux – Sending Print Commands Directly to a LAN Port

Introduction How to send print commands directly to a LAN port/socket using the Terminal on Ubuntu Linux version 8.04 or higher. While this document was written using the TSP100LAN, these directions suffice for any Linux compatible Ethernet Star Micronics printer.   Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact Printer Supported Interfaces: Ethernet Supported Environments: Ubuntu 8.04 or higher […]

How do I read the “Error Status or LED Codes” for my Star Micronics printer?

Fix Error Light: If a printer is malfunctioning, the LED indicators located on the operation or control panel will report the printer error condition. Each LED pattern indicates a specific condition error. For cross reference between LED indications and errors on your printer, refer to the user manual of the product in use. User manuals […]

How to Install Star Ethernet (LAN) printer on Ubuntu Linux OS

Introduction This application note explains how to install various Star Ethernet Printers on the Ubuntu Linux OS. While this document was developed using the TSP800, it is applicable to the printers listed below.   Supported Printers: TSP100III, TSP650II, SP700, TSP800II, TSP700II. Supported Interfaces: Ethernet (LAN). Supported Environments: Ubuntu Linux.   Download the CUPS_for_Linux driver from […]