How to install the Konica Minolta 754E Printers on Linux

1. Install the driver

 You can access the driver by either navigating to the following website:  or by connecting to a department share by using the following instructions.

  1A. Open Files and Click Connect to Server

  1B. Next to Server Address, enter “smb://” and click on Connect.​

  1C. You will be asked for credentials and will need your Windows/Gmail Username in the following format: “cs\username” and password. You can save your credentials to your keychain for later use.

  1D. Click on the KM754E Folder and then click on the Linux Driver Folder and Choose the CUPS version that you are using. Select the EN folder and copy the “KO754UX.ppd” file to your desktop.​


2. Open up System Settings and click on Printers.


3. Click on the Add Button.


4. Expand Network Printer and select Windows Printer via SAMBA. Next to smb:// type in “” for the copier in room 142 or “” for the copier in room 356. Select the option “Set Authentication details now”. Enter your Windows/Gmail credentials (cs\username and Password). Click on forward when done.


5. Select Provide PPD File and browse to your desktop where you saved the file KO754UX.ppd” in step 1. Click forward​.


6. Under the Finisher dropdown box select FS-535. Under the Punch Z-Fold unit dropdown box select PK-521 (2/3 Hole) and click OK


7. Change the printer name to PR142-KM754E for the first floor machine or PR356-KM754E for the third floor machine. Click Apply and you should now have access to the printer​.



Note: You can use the following printer names to connect to any printer in the CS department using this method. Graduate Students only have the ability to print to PR356-KM754E.