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  1. Issue Logging tool for Displaylink

    Considering that displaylink is growing in our company we are facing more complications with Displaylink not working on particular models very well like MS surface devices. But it is also now happening to our Dell estate. So maybe DisplayLink can come with a logging tool so that when it is used it creates a dump which we can pass on to help get an answer from you quicker.

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    • Support linux on ALL your devices

      I just purchased a displaylink USB 3 based device; reading the forums I didn't pickup the difference between USB 2.0 being supported and USB 3.0 not being supported. This is nonsense. Content protection on the monitor, I don't care about being able to use protected content; I'd like to just be able to use the monitor I paid for. But no.

      I think you should support Linux with USB 3.0 devices to use non-DRM content.

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        Ubuntu is now supported by DisplayLink and can be downloaded from here:

        http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu

        The Ubuntu driver is designed with open source components and packaging which enables it to be ported and distributed for other linux distros. DisplayLink does not intend to officially support more than Ubuntu. For more information, see our article here:

        http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/679060

        If you have further suggestions about Linux support, please raise separate specific feature requests.

        If you have any problems or need support, please use the Linux forum here:
        http://www.displaylink.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=29

        Please DO NOT use the comments thread to report problems. We have no way of following up on problem reports here. Use the forum instead.

      • resolution

        extend the resolution to 3440 x 1440

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        • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

          Will you be supporting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? Got an ETA?
          It would be great if you would add/post a deb or even better a ppa site.

          Thanks,
          Dennis

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          • DP to eDP

            Add DP to eDP support

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            • BIOS support?

              UEFI BIOS driver please

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              • Please allow the DisplayLink Driver to be disabled.

                As someone who uses a dedicated GPU in alternation with the Integrated GPU. It is BEYOND frustrating when my Nvidia GPU will not switch on because of the DisplayLink driver software. There is no option in windows itself to turn it off, and there is nothing provided by DisplayLink either.

                It cripples productivity when I have to UNINSTALL the DL driver just to use my dedicated GPU.

                Please fix this before you guys release any additional updates as this has been going on for a LONG time now.

                I love my AOC usb monitor. It's great, only after I install…

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                • Add support for Ubuntu 16.10

                  Ubutun 16.10 is just days away and the DisplayLink drivers don't work for it and cause X to crash.

                  [26700.930972] ------------[ cut here ]------------
                  [26700.930995] kernel BUG at /build/linux-B4zRAA/linux-4.8.0/mm/usercopy.c:75!
                  [26700.931021] invalid opcode: 0000 [#2] SMP
                  [26700.931038] Modules linked in: evdi(OE) nls_iso8859_1 uas usb_storage nvram msr vmnet(OE) vmw_vsock_vmci_transport vsock vmw_vmci vmmon(OE) ccm rfcomm cmac cdc_mbim snd_usb_audio snd_usbmidi_lib cdc_ncm qcserial usb_wwan usbserial qmi_wwan cdc_wdm usbnet uvcvideo mii videobuf2_vmalloc videobuf2_memops videobuf2_v4l2 videobuf2_core videodev media btusb btrtl bnep arc4 i2c_designware_platform i2c_designware_core snd_soc_skl snd_soc_skl_ipc snd_soc_sst_ipc snd_soc_sst_dsp snd_hda_ext_core hp_wmi snd_hda_codec_hdmi snd_soc_sst_match snd_soc_core snd_hda_codec_conexant snd_hda_codec_generic snd_compress ac97_bus intel_rapl x86_pkg_temp_thermal intel_powerclamp coretemp snd_pcm_dmaengine snd_hda_intel snd_hda_codec kvm_intel snd_hda_core iwlmvm…

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                  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update Compatability

                    Making the software and hardware more compatible with Windows 10

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                      I’m marking this complete, as Windows 10 Anniversary update has the best compatibility for DisplayLink. This is due to a new interface for DisplayLink graphics developed between DisplayLink and Microsoft being available, as covered here:

                      http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/525125

                      This thread is becoming a place for any user to post problems on Windows 10, hence marking it complete, rather than people expecting the problem they are seeing is being worked on. If you have problems getting the device to work on Windows 10, please refer to this article, and if this does not solve the issue, please contact us:

                      http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/942862

                      The original idea for this was to improve application compatibility with DisplayLink on Windows 10 under the new architecture. This is something we are looking into, with Microsoft. It is caused because DisplayLink now appears as its own video driver, rather than part of existing video cards. This means applications that use a…

                    • Have an exit button on the "displaylink manager software".

                      No need to explain more, its a basic and simple requirement. I want to exit the application when i am not using it. "DisplayLink manager" application is now like some malware which does not allow you to close it.

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                        Windows graphics subsystem cannot just be shut down like that. That’s the reason why you often have to reboot to install some Windows Updates. This has been addressed in Windows 10 Anniversary Update onwards though, where you can just remove the utility from startup or simply not install it. Marking completed.

                      • Fix the problem where DisplayLinkUserAgent eats 38% of my CPU

                        OS is windows 10, DLUA is 7.9.6.30.0. This often gets in a state where the user agent sets there using between 35 and 38% of CPU.

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                        • Widescreen 21:9

                          Support for 21:9 Display resolution

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                            DisplayLink technology doesn’t have any restriction on layout or aspect ratio. I suggest you open a technical support case with your details with tecnhical_enquiries at displaylink,com to check that you don’t hit a hardware limitation from your adapter.

                          • Resolve the compatibility issue with Duet Display, Twomon, Spacedesk, etc.

                            After I purchased a USB Type C dock driven by DisplayLink technology for my laptop, a big issue derived: every time I want to use Duet Display with my iPad Pro or Twomon USB with my Pixel C, I would have to uninstall the DisplayLink driver before I plug any of my tablets. When I get home and try to connect to my dock, I would have to go through the setup process again. This is just a big inconvenience for people like me.

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                            • Repeatedly disconnecting and reconnecting (STILL)

                              I'm running an ASUS ROG G56jk-EB72 Gaming Laptop with the latest version of Windows 10 (As of 11/12/2015) 64-Bit. CPU: Intel (R) HD Graphics 4600 & GPU: Nvidea GeForce GTX 850M. Trying to project onto two additional Insignia displays using two Targus USB 3.0 to HDMI HDTV Video Adapter. So I spent about $300 for the displays and $160 on the video adapters and this doesn't even work. I am beyond frustrated. All of my drivers are up to date. I followed the steps as instructed by the troubleshooting page; "How to fix your DisplayLink product from repeatedly disconnecting and…

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                              • Monitors randomly blacking out - SOLVED

                                If your monitors are blacking out using your DisplayLink D3100 check your chair.

                                I was having issues with my dual monitors randomly blacking out. After updating s/w, drivers and replacing the D3100 nothing worked.

                                As strange as it sounds, I was finally able to determine the cause was my chair. I have documented this in two videos.

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                                • Make DisplayLink drivers work with suspend on Ubuntu

                                  My DisplayLink-attached screen went awry after resuming from suspend, and I see that it's a known issue. Not being able to use suspend on a laptop is a major loss of functionality for me.

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                                  • Driver Signing

                                    Your DisplayLink driver is unsigned. It won't work with 64bit Windows OS. I suggest fixing that if you want people to buy your product.

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                                      • Use secondary graphics adapter for rendering as well

                                        Laptops with two graphics adapters (Intel HD + dedicated) would highly benefit, if DisplayLink would render the data with the stronger graphics adapter as well.

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                                          This idea has been surpassed by the architecture update now available for DisplayLink in Windows 10 Anniversary update. The OS now has an interface for DisplayLink graphics to use the GPUs, and DissplayLink no longer has control over the GPU it can use.

                                          This either makes the idea “complete” or “declined”. I’m marking “complete” assuming the OS now does this for the DisplayLink driver.

                                        • very quickly release the drivers for Windows 10

                                          Windows 10 gets released at the end of July. I am already using the Tech Review. There will be a big need and demand for a product like your to compatible with Windows 10 - even right now with those of us that have switched ove.

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