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  1. 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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    • 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.

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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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          • Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra driver

            Fix issues with Mac OS Sierra drivers

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            • Support XPS 15 9560 - Dell D3100 - Ubuntu 16.04

              I've bought the above mentioned configuration. Unfortunately the drivers don't support the monitors very well. There are only two supported and it is necessary to use the xorg-drivers as the nvidia drivers lead to blank screens with the D3100. With the xorg-drivers everything is really slow and things like flickering mouse pointers and such is happening all time.

              Would appreciate it if there would be support for this configuration (Maybe the whole new generation of Dell Notebooks should be kept in mind).

              4 votes
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              • command to switch display model

                command to switch display model,like to switch close model, switch to expand model,switch to mirror model

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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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                    • Previous versions of DisplayLink Software

                      Windows version 8.1 M0 is missing from the Windows Driver Downloads Page under Previous Versions of DisplayLink Software.

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                      • Create a Display Port driver for Mac

                        Create a Display Port driver for Mac

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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

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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)

                            7 votes
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                            • 2 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. …

                                6 votes
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                                • Fix high cpu usage on Linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity

                                  Lots of people reporting very high cpu usage on Linux Ubuntu. I have got the same problem (but I can not report the bug, because I have no access to your support forum, neither I can not contact you directly, because the contact forms are not working...).

                                  Example configuration:
                                  OS info: Linux-3.16.0-77-generic-x86_64-with-Ubuntu-14.04-trusty
                                  CPU info: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz Cache: 3072 KB Cores: 2
                                  Installed RAM: 8097920 kB
                                  DL driver version: 1.3.52
                                  Hardware: ACER Aspire v3-371
                                  Connected Devices on the docking station: USB-Mouse, USB-Keyboard, HDMI-Monitor (1920x1080), DVI-Monitor (1920x1080), RJ-45 Network Cable
                                  CPU-Usage: 15-60%

                                  Removing the DVI monitor connection drops…

                                  14 votes
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                                  • improve video lag for VLC

                                    every time i play a movie on my laptop using VLC, it lags on the monitor that uses DIsplayLink

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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!

                                        131 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.

                                          6 votes
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