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I am attempting to use a Ricoh Aficio MP 2000 printer on Kubuntu 13.04, to no avail. It sees the printer (and other printers) and can print successfully to other printers, including another Ricoh printer, but I get driver errors on the MP 2000 regardless of which one I use.

I have tried the Gutenprint one, the one, and the other two default options, as well as downloading a straight PPD. They all result in a paper size/type mismatch error. I can then choose to form feed, and they give me one of the following errors:

userdict dup(/004) cvn{}put (\004\00

%%%% If you can read this you are us

There is more to the error, but that is all that prints.

%% %%
() () (2013091

There is likely more to that error as well, but I could not find it.

Let me know if you need any more information.

Any information leading to the arrest solving of this problem would be greatly appreciated!

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In this thread, the solution was to use the PPD for the Ricoh Aficio MP C2050 PXL, rather than the one for the MP 2000.

This driver can be downloaded here.

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The solution I found was to use the PXL drivers, rather that the PS ones.

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