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Old 11-10-2020, 10:58 PM   #1
Pedroski
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Use the projector Epson EB-C1040XN with Ubuntu


Is there a Linux driver for this Epson projector?

EB-C1040XN

Last week, it almost connected, but I could not mirror the screens.

Anybody used this projector with Linux?
 
Old 11-11-2020, 04:41 PM   #2
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I have no idea what you have. Any link to owners manual?

Linux and windows shouldn't need a "driver" as such. I assume you have some pc and/or TV input to it and there is where it can be tricky.
 
Old 11-11-2020, 05:49 PM   #3
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I have an Epson EX3200 Video Projector. At the time I tried to install it I had an Linux Mint 19.1 OS. After a huge amount of time, in January 2020, in internet searches, both at the Epson Video projector website and different forums, I could not find a driver nor a solution to operate it. The only thing that I was able to accomplish is to get the LM logo on the screen.

After an immense time of time and frustration I ended up buying a used laptop with Windows 10 and using that for my video presentations.

If you do find a solution please let us know as I still have the Epson 3200 Video projector and the Windows 10 laptop and I gave up searching last January to find a solution.
 
Old 11-12-2020, 12:13 AM   #4
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How are you trying to connect to it? I have no idea what features that projector has, but if it has HDMI input and your laptop has HDMI out, a simple cable should work. I've done that with older projectors and it worked fine, but my sample size is small. Depending on what you need to project, something like a chromecast/miracast device might work. How to mirror the screen depends on the desktop environment, but it should be in the display settings somewhere. No driver should be needed, it should take the HDMI output from the computer and display it, provided the display settings are correct. It should be the same as adding another monitor. If not, then Epson has built a weird machine.
 
  


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