gLabels is a lightweight program for creating labels, barcodes, business cards and media covers for the GNOME desktop environment. It is designed to work with various laser/ink-jet peel-off label and business card sheets that you’ll find at most office supply stores. gLabels also supports mail merge from sources such as CSV files, vCards and Evolution data servers.
A new version gLabels 3.2.0 has been released few days before with bug fixes and many new improvements. You can find the full changelog and release notes in the Official website.
gLabels 3.2 is designed to run on GNOME 3.6+, but more specifically it requires the following libraries or newer.
Optional required components:
– GNU Barcode-0.98- ZINT-2.4.1- LIBIEC16022-0.2.4- LIBQRENCODE-3.1.x
Install gLabels On Ubuntu 13.10/13.04, Linux Mint 16/15
GLabels is available in the Ubuntu official repositories.
So install it using command:
sudo apt-get install glabels
Install from Source
Install dependencies for Fedora based systems:
Switch to root user,
and enter the following commands:
yum groupinstall "Development Tools" yum groupinstall "GNOME Software Development"
Install dependencies for Ubuntu based systems:
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev libgnomeui-dev libxml2-dev libglade2-dev sudo apt-get install libebook1.2-dev
Download Latest Version:
Extract and build it using the following commands:
tar -xvf glabels-3.2.0.tar.xz cd glabels-3.2.0 ./configure make
Now install gLabels using the following command.
On Fedora based systems:
Switch root user using command:
and install it using command:
On Ubuntu based systems:
sudo make install
Open it either from Menu or Dash.
The default interface of gLabels will look as below.
So you have successfully installed gLabels now, what’s next? gLabels team has a well documented User Manual in their website. Go, learn and make your own Labels, Business cards and CD/DVD Media covers. Cheers!