"can you delete the device at let Fedora detect it again like you can on windows?"
You are right. There is a better way. Log in as root and open a terminal. Then type in the following command:
Then work your way through the wizard to install your printer. I haven't ever used this program but I did go through the screens far enough to see that this program may be what you need.
Be sure that your printer is powered on and plugged in when you start kaddprinterwizard.
Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.