Submit News Alternative Tip Form

Graphical ‘QR Code Creator’ app makes generating barcodes in Ubuntu even easier

Notice: This post is more than a year old. It may be outdated.

A few days back we walked you through creating QR codes via the command line in Ubuntu.

Following that post a developer, David Green, put together a GUI front-end for the process, allowing for a more user-friendly experience in generating 2D barcodes.

The application, like the command line version, uses qrencode for barcode generating and allows you to specify text and pixel size.

A .deb installer for QR Code Creator can be found @

Alternatively it can be installed from the developers’ PPA @ ppa:david4dev/qr