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On Thu 23 Feb 2012 at 20:10:11 -0500, Ethan Rosenberg wrote:

>> You could completely purge CUPS and all its related packages. Then
>> reinstall (with the Recommends:) and install your printer.
> I need instructions how to do it.

Backup /etc/cups first.

   apt-get purge cups

followed by

   apt-get --purge autoremove

Unless you have set up your system not to, you'll get the recommended
packages with

   apt-get install cups

Installing the printer is done from Administration at


There is a CUPS+Gutenprint driver for your Oki, or you could try one of
those under Generic. I'm not a great believer in reinstalling as a cure
for problems, so you could try this last step first.

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