apt-get update;
apt-get install iceweasel; # without browser you can not access the cups webinterface
apt-get install cups cups-client "foomatic-db"; # install cups system itself plus extra drivers
apt-get install system-config-printer;

Gnome2 Printer Settings system-config-printer

adding the ML-6060 (USB only) printer worked like a charm with the gnome2 wizard – adding brother and toshiba network-printers made the dialog crash and you will have to use the CUPS webinterface http://localhost:631

 

Gnome2 Printer Settings system-config-printer1

Gnome2 Printer Settings system-config-printer2

Gnome2 Printer Settings system-config-printer3

… unfortunately i found problems in debian8 and recommend to use the CUPS webinterface http://localhost:631

this requires you to find a PostScript Printer Description („PPD“) for your printer. nag your vendor or try to get your hands on a brother mfc 9460 or 9465 they are pretty reliable color laser machines and linux wise well supported. (tested by me 😀 not too long ago)

on success

if you managed to find a PPD driver file and install your printer

the settings for your printers are stored here:

cat /etc/cups/printers.conf

# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.7.5
# Written by cupsd
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE WHEN CUPSD IS RUNNING
<Printer TOSHIBA_e-STUDIO305CS>
UUID urn:uuid:ca946b92-b762-3709-4964-69abd6ce6268
Info TOSHIBA e-STUDIO305CS
Location
MakeModel TOSHIBA e-STUDIO305CS
DeviceURI socket://172.20.0.4
State Idle
StateTime 1497880379
Type 8425692
Accepting Yes
Shared No
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
OpPolicy default
ErrorPolicy stop-printer
</Printer>

Links:

https://www.blackmoreops.com/2013/11/15/install-configure-printers-linux-cups-foomatic-db/

TOSHIBA e-STUDIO305CS 752743946FZPD LW61.GM4.P634 (TOSHIBA e-STUDIO305CS) -this is what i found->

https://dl.toshiba-business.com.au/drivers/desktop/305CS_Linux_1.0.zip

https://www.toshiba-business.com.au/support/drivers/details?term=e-studio305cs&terms=false&durl=%2fDriverDownload.ashx%3fd%3d{07B1C2A6-2297-483F-80E0-4E07A63E7B3B}&ReturnUrl=%2fsupport%2fdrivers%2fdetails%3fterm%3de-studio305cs

Readme-CUPS.txt

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