I have recently installed Update Pack 5 and everything was fine until I tried to use my Epson Stylus CX5000 printer. At first, I got an error that the printer resolution could not be set and there was an ipp error. After a while, all I got was "no response" to attempts to print. I found another post about this but the suggested fix did not work. I learned that I needed to update CUPS from 1.5.2 to 1.5.3-1 and install python-cups_1.9.61_i386. CUPS 1.5.3-1 was already installed by UP5 and I located python-cups_1.9.61-Oubuntu2_amd64.deb on the net. When I tried to install python-cups, dpkg gave an error message that libc6 is a dependency and needed to be upgraded from version 2.13 installed to version 2.14 or greater (this was supposed to fix the printing error problem). I was unable to locate a downloadable and installable version libc 2.14 or greater anywhere. I tried re-installing the printer using "localhost:631" since the menu "printing" item was not available. By this time the 'administration>printing' item had completely disappeared from the menu and locahost:631 gave a "forbidden" error.
I have a dual-core AMD64 processor, 4 gig memory, 500 gig HD and dual boot Mint Debian MATE with windows vista (which operates the printer flawlessly). I have been very enthusiastic about the "rolling" design of Mint Debian but I am presently lost because I must have print capability and all my crucial applications have now been migrated from Window$ to Mint Debian.