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  1. Support WIndows 10 Night Light

    With the Windows 10 Creators Update, you can now lower the amount of blue light emitted from your PC with the new Night light feature.

    Settings > System > Display

    This feature doesn't work on my HP s140u monitor using DisplayLink 8.4.2250.0. I'm guessing it might not work on lots of other devices too.

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      Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Release Linux driver source code to the community

      Your "Ubuntu" driver package works inconsistently, fails every time there is a system update to the kernel or the X server, and performs badly. It's clearly not a priority for your development team, who likely have orders to focus their efforts on the larger market-share platforms. The open-source community is packed with talented developers who will work for free to help you deliver a more polished product, providing a better experience for your users, and ultimately resulting in more product sales.

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      • Use https for driver download site

        The current download site uses http, which is prone to MitM attacks. It would be possible to offer people a DisplayLink driver that is infected with malware.

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        • Enable 4K HDR support to TV's for extended display use when viewing High End Photographs in Capture One or other Photo Edditing software

          A large number of Photographers are using high end Cameras capable of recording 16 bits per pixel HDR. There are also a large number of 4K HDR TV's being sold but they only display Jpeg format at 8 bits per pixel. It would be fantastic to have a device that would bring these technologies together so people could use their TV's to view and or edit their HDR photographs properly on a 4K HDR device.

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            • See all dockingstations of same type as same device

              Hi!

              We have installed a multitude of workstations with the same type of DisplayLink docking station. When moving from one station to another, the monitor settings are "forgotten" and the new Dell D6000 is seen as a completely new device, and new drivers and settings for monitors, network and usb are needed to be configured.

              Therefore I suggest making it possible to have the driver think that all docks of the same type is also the same device. This will make this problem go away.

              Thanks
              Patrik

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              • Android: support for Lenovo and Anker USB-C hubs

                Android support for Lenovo and Anker USB-C hubs, such as the Lenovo C107 and Anker A8342.

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                • Support for Surface book 2

                  Surface book 2 - you need to restart for it to work. If you unplug the displaylink then plug back in you have to restart again. Displaylink manager 84

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                  • Win10 and DL should just work

                    Fix Display Link so it always works seamlessly with Win10; even after they do updates.

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                    • Win-10 High-CPU

                      Get rid of lag and high CPU usage with in windows 10, while using a dock. I have seen Windows Driver foundation get as high as 62% when moving items on my screen.

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                      • Disable DLPXE

                        Disable DLPXE

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                        • Support Ubuntu 17.04

                          Ubuntu 17.04 is not supported. I'm using a Dell D6000 docking station.
                          Network and USBs work, but headphones, monitors don't.

                          Also the current release cannot be installed without disabling Secure Boot.

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                          • Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra driver

                            Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra drivers

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                            • Displaylink manager with Linux driver take 150% of CPU

                              Tested with the latest Ubuntu 17.10, a Dell XPS13 9360, a Dell dock D3100 and 2 iiyama prolite screens, the driver works pretty fine but... after some niutes, it take too much CPU resources ! It's over 150%... CPU fans gonna be crazy and CPU temp reach 80° very quickly...
                              As a consequence, unfortunetly, I just cannot use the displaylink dock :(

                              On my side, I can try to investigate more deeply if needed,

                              Thanks

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                              • In windows 7 drivers, allow to not display the Display link icon in the icon tray. This could be done with a simple check box

                                In windows 7 drivers, allow to not display the Display link icon in the icon tray. This could be done with a simple check box

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                                  Today, this is at the discretion of the hardware vendor to select if they want the UI on their product. Switching to Gathering Feedback, but, with Windows 7 almost already 3 years out of mainstream support from Microsoft, DisplayLink is unlikely to create new features for that OS.

                                  If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty and have sufficient access rights on the machine, you can use http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/528017

                                • I found after windows recent update, my excel 2013 always crashed just after open when i use display link.

                                  I found after windows recent update, my excel 2013 always crashed just after open when i use display link. if I don't use displaylink device, then the excel will be ok.

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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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                                    • not atrociously lag the display link connected monitor when CPU isnt 100% used

                                      If I compile anything in visual studio (not using parallel compilation) the CPU doesnt exceed 30% usage, but the display link connected monitor lags the mouse by 0.3 seconds. Its like playing HalfLife on a 33.6k modem, getting 3-5 frames per second.

                                      There is no reason for this when there is plenty of CPU available.

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                                      • Redh at7/Centos7 support!!!! The enterprise distro. Not some toy/play useless OS like ubuntu which is unusable in enterprise

                                        Redh at7/Centos7 support!!!! The enterprise distro. Not some toy/play useless OS like ubuntu which is unusable in enterprise

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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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