cinnamon-settings doesn't work after installing hplip 3.19.8

Asked by belkin-labs on 2019-09-26

after installing hplip 3.19.8
cinnamon-settings shows following error in the terminal:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-settings.py", line 41, in <module>
    modules = map(__import__, mod_files)
  File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/modules/cs_backgrounds.py", line 8, in <module>
    import imtools
  File "/usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/bin/imtools.py", line 622, in <module>
    if Image.VERSION == '1.1.7':
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'VERSION'

my linux version is Linux mint 18

what should i do?
Thank you!

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