Variable Printing Solution with PlanetPress
BrightLINQ™ enables users of PlanetPress to print variable data forms in UNIX/Linux environments with ease.
With this unique product integration, easily implement forms and variable data printing in UNIX and Linux environments. Sophisticated forms can now be printed with a simple drop down menu system. Use high-quality PostScript printers for graphically intense documents such as invoices and statements.
Enabling UNIX/Linux variable data printing with BrightLINQ™ brings numerous advantages to your workflow.
To purchase a license to enable BrightLINQ™ features in BrightQ™, please contact our sales department.
If you have already purchased a license, please read the BrightLINQ™ activation instructions to get started.
- Save time and money by simplifying print setup and control.
- Gain full access to finishing features.
- Easily learn to create variable data documents.
- Gain flexibility and benefit from compatibility in the UNIX world.
- Replace expensive to run impact printers.
For BrightLINQ™ technical support, please contact us via the BrightQ™ Support form.
For assistance with PlanetPress, please contact:
Objectif Lune USA & Canada
Purchasing a BrightLINQ license
If you have not yet purchased a BrightLINQ license please contact Codehost, Inc. or Objectif Lune sales below.
Objectif Lune - United States
Objectif Lune - Canada
Objectif Lune - United Kingdom
For all other international inquiries, please visit Objectif Lune.
BrightLINQ™ Activation Steps
STEP 1: Receive Your BrightLINQ License Certificate
After purchasing a license, you will be sent an a License Certificate number for BrightQ™ that will enable the PlanetPress features in the software. Keep this information secure. It can also be retrieved by logging in to our license server after activation has been completed.
STEP 2: Register with the BrigthQ™ License Server
If you have not done so already, you will need to create a new customer account on the BrightQ License Server. You will use your login and password to activate the license in the software later. A single account can hold a number of BrightQ licenses, so there is no need to register again if you already have an account with us.
STEP 3: Download BrightQ™ SE
Download the BrightQ™ installer for your operating system. You will get an executable file with a
.run extension, which needs to be copied to the target UNIX system.
STEP 4: Installation
To start the installation process, run the downloaded archive through the
STEP 5: Launch the BrightQ Configuration Tool
Launch BrightQ™ by entering
codehost-config at a terminal prompt. If this is the first time the program has been launched, you will be automatically prompted to run the License Manager. Note that you need administrator privileges to create and administer printer queues.
STEP 6: Activate the BrightQ License
Click on the License Activation button, and enter the Certificate Number that was emailed to you, as well as the email address and password you registered with in the first step.
Note: If you have already run the BrightQ Configuration Tool, go to the
File > License Manager menu item, or run the
BrightQ™ will validate your license and download the appropriate files to your system. Relaunch the BrightQ configuration tool to set up your devices with BrightLINQ™.
PlanetPress features need to be enabled for the print queue on the system for the features to be available.
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Mininum Linux Distributions
- RedHat EL 4
- CentOS 4
- Fedora 7
- Ubuntu 9.10
- SuSE / OpenSuSE 7.3
- Debian 3.0
- Slackware 10
- TurboLinux 10.0
Minimum UNIX Versions
- Solaris 10
- HP-UX 11i
- FreeBSD 8.2
- IBM AIX 4.3
The BrightQ™ printing suite becomes more powerful and user-friendly with Codehost's latest release, BrightQ Pro 2.5.
BrightQ™ Pro, considered the de-facto UNIX and Linux printing standard for the multi-function copier market, includes a number of new features and product enhancements. BrightQ™ has been adopted by many industry-leading printing companies.