In Ubuntu 14.04, my Kyocera P2040dn printer prints only from the user that installed the driver. How to make it print under other users?


The installation should work flawlessly if you follow these steps:

  1. Download the .zip archive for your printer model from www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.com
  2. Search the archive for the .ppd file for your model and extract it.
  3. Move it to /usr/share/cups/model/Kyocera:

    sudo mv /path/to/"Kyocera ECOSYS P2040dn.PPD" /usr/share/cups/model/Kyocera/
  4. Restart cups:

    sudo systemctl restart cups
  5. Add the printer using your desktop environment's GUI, be careful to use the new .ppd file.

I have had same problem on my FS-1020MFP and Ubuntu 20.04.

This helps me:

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mnorin/kyocera-ppd-installer/master/kyocera_ppds_installer.sh

chmod +x kyocera_ppds_installer.sh

sudo ./kyocera_ppds_installer.sh

And few reinstalling with sudo systemctl restart cups

Good luck!

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