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  1. 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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      • 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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        • 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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          • Create a Display Port driver for Mac

            Create a Display Port driver for Mac

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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)

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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. …

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                • up you bandwith

                  I am trying to download a 42.7 mb file and the top speed 7.7 KB/sec. I don't have 2 hours to wait for the drivers to download.

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                  • My DisplayLink does give me HDMI video on Mac Sierra 10.12.3 but I am not getting any audio. Is HDMI audio supported on Mac?

                    My DisplayLink does give me HDMI video on Mac Sierra 10.12.3 but I am not getting any audio. Is HDMI audio supported on Mac?

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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…

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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.

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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.

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                          • Some applications detect DisplayLink as incompatible display driver. Problem exists with Adobe Premiere Elements 14, X-Plane, GoPro Quik

                            When using DisplayLink some applications show incompatible display driver error. Problem exists with Adobe Premiere Elements 14, X-Plane, GoPro Quik on Windows 10 and I'think at last since version 8 of drivers. Solution is to open them on laptop screen and then switch to displays connected via DisplayLink (in my case i-tec USB 3.0 docking station). It would be nice if it could be solved.

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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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                              • Connect USB 3.0 to MAC OS 10.12.2

                                Set up of USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station with MAC OS 10.12.2 (Sierra) Retina Display MacBook Pro 2016

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                                • Eliminate Lagging

                                  Update DisplayLink to eliminate bad lagging on monitors for Windows 10.

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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

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                                    • Home PC System/Networking Product

                                      I would like to see a product that will allow me to have one main computer in my house and then have various monitors/keyboards located in other rooms be able to access and use the one computer through my network. 1 PC = less cost and less problems (I hope).

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                                        • Create ubuntu repository for your software.

                                          Maybe do a PPA or some sort of repo for the software so it can be easily installed and upgraded.

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