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  1. Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra driver

    Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra drivers

    52 votes
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    • Sales Support improvements

      Get better customer service and sales support at Display Link. Dealing with voice mails and forms is a waste if time. Do any humans work for this company!

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      • Highsierra compatible

        Please make the usb driver highsierra (macOS 10.13) compatible! At the moment, I can see my mouse, moving on the monitor, everything other than that is just black. It would be bvery nice if I could use this monitor on highsierra!

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        • package ubuntu software properly

          Packaging of ubuntu drivers into a .zip file with a name containing lots of spaces, which unzips into the current folder instead of a subfolder, and then requires the manual execution of an installer script (which may as well be called setup.exe), makes ubuntu users feel like we are running Windows again, and reminds us why we hated it so much. Ubuntu offers a superior packaging format (the .deb package), and a repository model which offers streamlined installation, and automatic updates forever. Setting up a repository for your software and packaging it properly will take very little more effort than…

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          • Android tablet as PC screen

            Add functionality to DisplayLink so that it will permit Android tablet to be screen for PC via i) wireless connection; ii) Without need for docking station.

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            • This information is out of date. Your corporate download does not include DisplayLinkCore.msi or Setup.msi any longer.

              How to deploy document is out of date. Your corporate download does not include DisplayLinkCore.msi or Setup.msi any longer.

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              • multipoint server 2016

                drivers for windows multipoint server 2016

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                • Allow gamma custom ranges in the Ubuntu driver to allow for night time color changes software to work (f.lux, Redshift, etc...)

                  Gamma color calibration seems to be unavailable for the Displaylink on Ubuntu.
                  Allowing it will enable night time screen color changing software to work and also allow manual customization with xrandr commands.

                  6 votes
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                  • put your website back

                    Your web main menu is bad - the older one was better. The new "Menu" thing is dumb, and unclear.

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                    • Make the Linux driver open source and get it into the kernel

                      If the DisplayLink driver existed in the kernel, it would be SO much easier for the users to get it working. In my role as Chief Digital Officer for a large company (of 8000 people), I would probably have bought 500 of these devices IF the driver were just upstream (you know, how Linux devices normally "just work" without the aggro common in the Windows world). However, the annoyance of a manual driver install, especially when it's broken on updates to newer kernels, is just something I wouldn't want to invest in. Please consider that proprietary drivers are serious impediment…

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                      • Support Night Shift and f.lux for Mac OS

                        As documented, there is work underway for Windows to support f.lux. However, I haven't seen any clear communication that support Night Shift of f.lux on Mac OS is in the works as neither are supported via DisplayLink. It would be really nice to have these options on Mac.

                        https://superuser.com/questions/257606/is-there-a-work-around-to-configure-brightness-or-color-on-a-displaylink-monitor)

                        17 votes
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                        • No display driver due to secure boot

                          It would be good to mention that due to secure boot settings
                          it can happen that the evdi.ko driver is actually not loaded.
                          In this case no displays are found.

                          A solution is to switch off the secure boot - see:

                          https://askubuntu.com/questions/762254/why-do-i-get-required-key-not-available-when-install-3rd-party-kernel-modules

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                          • MacOS Launchpad on Extended DP monitor is very slow.

                            hi,

                            I use a display link usb3.0 to DP adapter to extended my Macbook 12.I found the launchpad on macbook screen is ok,but on the extended monitor the launchpad is very slow.

                            MacOS 10.11,
                            Apple LED Cinema Display .

                            Unitek Y-3703 USB3.0 to Displayport Converter
                            Driver:3.1.0 (82262)

                            USB3.0 to displayport adapter:

                            Product ID: 0x4301
                            Vendor ID: 0x17e9 (DisplayLink (UK) Ltd.)
                            Version: 4.12
                            Serial Number: 0003360415604
                            Speed: Up to 5 Gb/sec
                            Manufacturer: DisplayLink
                            Location ID: 0x14510000 / 23
                            Current Available (mA): 1800
                            Current Required (mA): 126
                            Extra Operating Current (mA): 4

                            3 votes
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                            • Add upgrade logic to the Linux installation scripts

                              I had version 1.1.62 of the Ubuntu driver installed. When I tried to install the new driver, I got errors saying the EVDI module was running and I needed to reboot to continue the installation. After reboot, I got the same error again.

                              After looking into the running DisplayLinkManager process, I ended up dropping into /usr/lib/displaylink and running the install script there with the uninstall option:

                              me@mine:/usr/lib/displaylink$ sudo ./displaylink-installer.sh uninstall
                              DisplayLink Linux Software 1.1.62 install script called: uninstall
                              Distribution discovered: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
                              Uninstalling
                              Removing EVDI from kernel tree, DKMS, and removing sources.
                              Stopping DLM systemd service
                              Removed symlink /etc/systemd/system/graphical.target.wants/displaylink.service. …

                              9 votes
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                              • Ubuntu drivers eating a lot of CPU. Not always but at least 50% of the times

                                I have actually a very slow PC because of this:
                                PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
                                1541 root 20 0 2343424 51804 2624 S 111.9 1.4 198:49.14 DisplayLinkMana
                                in other words, DisplayLinkMana(ger) eats a lot of CPU. from 50 to more than 100%

                                sometimes not.

                                I think this is an issue, that should be fixed.

                                Thank you.

                                alfonso

                                24 votes
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                                • FreeBSD support

                                  I use SUNIX VGA2715 which shows it is DisplayLink adapter. It works fine on Mac but it dosn't work on FreeBSD even if I load dynamic kernel module "udl".

                                  I am not familiar with that ; if it requires additional driver, could DisplayLink provide or give me any possible to workaround ?

                                  Thanks,
                                  Apua

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                                  • Linux wayland support

                                    Displaylink does not seem to work with wayland yet, which is starting to be the standard, replacing Xorg, on linux soon:

                                    https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/WaylandByDefault
                                    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayland_(display_server_protocol)

                                    Would be great if you could also support wayland!

                                    156 votes
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                                    • Linux driver update to support Kernel 4.9.*

                                      Displaylink stopped working on the new 4.9 kernel because the EVDI kernel module does not compile.

                                      There is a new release that supports kernel 4.9 and 4.10 of the EVDI library https://github.com/DisplayLink/evdi/releases/tag/v1.3.43.
                                      Please also update the install file.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Add an option to make task icon invisible, when no device is connected

                                        With the recent drivers the behavior of the task icon changed. It is now always visible. It would be great to add an option so that the user could define the preferred behavior.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Linux: reach Windows feature parity (mirroring, scaling, and rotating)

                                          Currently unsupported / broken in DisplayLink on Linux:

                                          - Display mirroring
                                          - Display scaling
                                          - Display rotation

                                          This really limits what you can actually do with DisplayLink on Linux - i.e. you can only currently have an extended display activated with no scaling or rotation. You can't even use only the DisplayLink connected display on its own.

                                          167 votes
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