Linux Print App

 

 

 

 

  • The Linux Print App is the most flexible way to print from Linux.
  • Print from any software by choosing File > Print and selecting a wepa printer.

Quick Start: Download this for DEB package or this for RPM package and run it.

See below for information on the following topics:

  • Website Download
  • Installation
  • How to Print
  • Uninstalling
  • Troubleshooting

WEBSITE DOWNLOAD

  • Go to https://www.wepanow.com/software/ to download the latest version of Linux driver package.
  • On Ubuntu select the Linux DEB driver package while on Centos select the Linux RPM driver package.

INSTALLATION

UBUNTU – DEB PACKAGE

  • Open the Linux DEB driver package and select ‘Install’ as shown below:

CENTOS – RPM PACKAGE

  • NOTE: User account must have sudo privileges. Visit this for further assistance.
  • Open the Terminal and enter the below line to install the RPM Linux Driver Package:
sudo yum install -y Downloads/wepa-lpa-latest.x86_64.rpm

HOW TO PRINT

  • Open the Linux Print App (LPA) by selecting the WEPA Print App icon:
  • Ubuntu: Select ‘Show Applications’ icon in lower left corner of desktop then the WEPA Print App icon.
  • Centos: Select ‘Applications’ icon in upper left corner of desktop, then ‘Accessories’ followed by the WEPA Print App icon.
  • The LPA will launch, next select a school at the top to login to your wepa account or select ‘Sign Up’ to create a wepa account on our website:

  • The LPA will show any files that have been uploaded in the past 6 days as well as your wepa account balance in the lower right corner:
  • Open a supported file type (doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, pdf, bmp, jpg, png, tif, tiff).
  • Select either File > Print or Menu Icon (three horizontal lines) > Print, depending on the application opening the file.
  • Next select a wepa printer (wepa_BW, wepa_BW_Two_Sided, wepa_Color, wepa_Color_Two_Sided).
  • BW will upload as black and white.
  • Color will upload as color.
  • Two_Sided will upload as a duplex or print on both front and back of a piece of paper.
  • Also edit any other print settings such as copies, page range, etc.
  • Once finished, select ‘Print’ or ‘OK’ to finalize and send the print settings to the LPA.
  • LPA interface will indicate the file upload is in process:
  • Once upload completes, LPA will show file in print queue with the number of pages, color or black & white, and single or double sided settings:
  • NOTE: Close and re-open the LPA will require a wepa account login each time.

 

UNINSTALLING

UBUNTU – DEB PACKAGE

  • Right click the WEPA Print App icon from the Applications list then select ‘Show Details’:
  • Select the WEPA Print App from the window that is launched, then ‘Remove’ to uninstall the LPA:

CENTOS – RPM PACKAGE

  • Open the Terminal and enter the below line to uninstall the RPM Linux Driver Package:
sudo yum remove wepa-lpa

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • The LPA logs are located in the following file path: Computer > var > wepa > log
  • Provide the wepa_log.txt file from this file path via chat at our support webpage or email to help@wepanow.com with a brief description of the issue as well as the file that is attempting to be uploaded: