Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, gLabels is an open-source software developed by Gnome, for creating labels or business cards. Among others, it has support for the most popular label formats, the users can import labels from CSV files or vCards and print labels in a given position of the sheet.
The latest version available is gLabels 3.2.0 which comes with better support for GNOME 3 and GTK+3, comes with some bug-fixes and improved text entry. Full list of changes:
- Fixed bug causing object editor to remain active after object deleted.
- Embed text directly to printstream rather than outline.
- Added workaround for pango kerning bug: pango-cairo.
- Fixed many gtk+ deprecations.
- Documentation updates.
- Fixed desktop file validation problems.
- Added appdata file.
- Updated to work with evolution-data-server API breakage.
- New templates and fixes
In this article I will show you how to install gLabels 3.2.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing gLabels 3.2.0 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the glabels package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/lffl
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install glabels
Optional, to remove glabels, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove glabels