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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 →
    • 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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      • 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

        • multipoint server 2016

          drivers for windows multipoint server 2016

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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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            • 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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              • 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!

                174 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.

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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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                    • 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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                      • Not working on ubuntu 16.04

                        After I upgraded to 16.04 LTS, I could not use my DisplayLinks graphics/ethernet adapter for graphics (ethernet works fine). I recently installed the newest driver (1.2.65) but I get this error:

                        Warning: dlm.service changed on disk. Run 'systemctl daemon-reload' to reload units.
                        Job for dlm.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status dlm.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.

                        I run journalctl as suggested by the error message and here is what I get:

                        26 16:27:28 myhost systemd[1]: Starting DisplayLink Manager Service...
                        -- Subject: Unit dlm.service has begun start-up
                        -- Defined-By: systemd
                        -- Support: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/systemd-devel
                        -- …

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                          Gathering Feedback  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support for Dell XPS in Ubuntu 16.10

                          It seems to me that many people are reporting instability issues for Ubuntu 16.10 using the latest 1.2.65 driver. Severe instabilities occur for certain types of hardware that was supported in Ubuntu 16.04.

                          I have a Dell XPS 13 (9343) and DL-3100. The screen keeps disappearing and re-appearing. It happens really randomly and sometimes many times per minute, other times it might be once per 20 minute. The displays go to black and everything crashes. It crashes often, but not always. This makes the applications stuck to that display crash as well. It is very poor performance (lag/hanging/high CPU usage)…

                          22 votes
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                            Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix linux driver scaling

                            Scaling doesn't work with the linux DisplayLink driver. This makes it impossible to use displays of different DPI together. By scaling I mean, for example:

                            xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --auto --scale 2x2

                            53 votes
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                              Gathering Feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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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                              • Netflix support on Android device

                                Netflix support from Android device

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                                • add brightness support to non-windows OSes

                                  It's stated in the documentation that color correction and brightness do not work. I'm mostly interested in controlling the birghtness - is display link working on these features for non-windows OSes?

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                                  • Single pc connected to 12 TVS via graphic adapter

                                    show how people can connect 12 TV via usb hub to a single computer!

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                                    • Android portrait

                                      Add screen rotation to Android client. I have a display link monitor than can be turned to portrait mode. But, by default, my device displays in a box unless I turn the device to landscape... It then fills the screen. I would ask that the app allow me to hold the phone in portrait and display to my portrait monitor full screen. It does display correctly for a short time before rotating fully.

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                                      • Make DisplayLink driver available for installation and update from Ubuntu repository

                                        Contact Canonical to make DisplayLink driver available for installation and update from Ubuntu repository, like AMD and nVidia driver packages.

                                        292 votes
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                                        • fix compatibility issues with Citrix 4.4

                                          Fix compatibiity issues with Citrix 4.4 receiver

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