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  1. Bring back the forum link under Driver Downloads.

    This product poses difficulties on nearly all platforms and your users need a place to discuss this and collaborate. Your attempt to remove the forums (that still exist at http://www.displaylink.org/forum/) has not gone unnoticed, and at face value appears to be a step in the wrong direction.

    From the top of this page: "However members of the DisplayLink team are active on the DisplayLink Forum, where your question may already be answered."

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    • 3 Monitor Support on Chrome OS

      As DisplayLink support is not embedded in the ChromeOS 51 build and later, you should add 3+ monitor support for ChromeOS. At this point someone would only be able to run it off of a Chromebook/Chromebox with higher ram (8-16GB+). But adding this support would mean A LOT more business use cases being satisfied.

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        DisplayLink imposes no limit on the number of DisplayLink enabled displays that can be connected on Chrome OS from R51 onwards.

        Any limitations found will be OS restrictions rather than something added by DisplayLink.

      • Examine why we need to re-install the drivers for displaylink for every patch or update to Windows 10.

        Examine why we need to re-install the drivers for displaylink for every patch or update to Windows 10.

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          • Mac OS X and Windows 7 Pro work around for USB Monitor(s) (SIIG USB 2.0 to VGA Pro) Corruption – Vertical Black Bars

            Mac OS X and Windows 7 Pro work around for USB Monitor(s) (SIIG USB 2.0 to VGA Pro) Corruption – Vertical Black Bars

            Using:

            OS X 10.10.5 (Windows 7 Pro, see additional comments below)
            DisplayLink USB Graphics Software for Mac OS X Version 2.4
            SIIG.com - USB 2.0 to VGA Pro
            3 HP Monitors (Model: HP S2031) (one connected via HDMI to DVI Adapter, one connected via Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter, and one connected via SIIG.com – USB 2.0 to VGA Pro

            Issue:

            Corruption on the left and right sides of attached USB monitor (black vertical bars on left…

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            • Fix your product links.

              Clicking on your link to the amazon page for the AOC e1659Fwux- Pro sends an infinite amount of links due to not having an H at the beginning of the web address in the code.

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              • 16.04 LTS is comming ... And Displaylink, are you ready ?

                16.04 LTS release comming next month, The display link drivers for linux is ready for?
                The latest drivers support 14.04 LTS

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                  • Allow auto hide of the taskbar on multiple displays

                    In the previous windows version DisplayLink_7.5M1 the auto-hide of the taskbar applied across all screens. This no longer happens in the latest version DisplayLink_7.9M2.

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                    • Can you fix the issue with dual graphics cards?

                      I have had a problem with your displaylink products for months now, it's causing my entire OS to hand. It seems I'm not the only one, I found the below forum post showing multiple people have the same issue.
                      http://www.displaylink.org/forum/showthread.php?t=63963

                      I've tried cleanups, reinstalling the latest drivers and all I could think of. The only way I can get the system to stop crashing is if I always reboot my PC right after I disconnect display link each and every time which is ridiculous. I wouldn't buy a laptop if I wanted to reboot 5 times a day.

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                      • Fix drivers with amd catalyst 15.7

                        Fix drivers with amd catalyst 15.7

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                        • Windows 10 with 7.9M3 (Yoga 900)

                          When windows 10 with 7.9M3 on a yoga 900 goes to sleep and is connected to the dock, it doesn't come back.

                          Also, if I unplug the dock when the laptop sleeps, when I wake it up nothing works anymore.

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                          • Instead of simply crashing, alert the user to a monitor hardware malfunction

                            I recently found out through a very circuitous process that my monitor is failing. But in this process, instead of alerting me to any issue, the drivers would crash and the icon would disappear from my system tray, making me think your software was malfunctioning. Instead, such a crash should be caught with exception handling, and then alert the user there is a hardware malfunction.

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                            • Problem with new version 7.9M3 - Office Protected View

                              I encountered a Problem with the new version 7.9M3 when opening Office documents from remote Location. I had to remove the "Protected view" functionality or alternatively store the document first on the local drive to be able to open the Office document.

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                              • Multi-Head 4k over USB3.X

                                multi-head 4k over USB3.X

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                                • Use GPU rendering to lower CPU usage

                                  Can we access the GPU to take advantage of OpenGL, etc, to avoid the heavy CPU (and laptop battery) usage?

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                                    DisplayLink software already checks the CPU and GPU resources available on a platform and uses these to provide the best user experience possible.

                                    This is why some compatibility issues can be resolved by updating to the latest graphics drivers available for your primary graphics card,

                                  • Program removing desktop icons!

                                    I wrote the program removes desktop icons into a side window. You wrote it does not. I uninstalled your software and got my icons back on my desktop. I want you to cease attempting to reinstall your software. I will NOT accept your software on my computer!

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                                    • Linux kernel version 4 unsupported.

                                      Just tried building the displaylink driver using the displaylink-installer.sh on my Fedora Rawhide machine and look at the results!

                                      ./displaylink-installer.sh -?
                                      DisplayLink Linux Software 1.0.68 install script called: -?
                                      Distribution discovered: "Fedora release 24 (Rawhide)"
                                      Unsatisfied dependencies. Missing component: Kernel version 4.2.0-0.rc5.git3.1.fc24.x86_64 is too old. At least 3.14 is required.
                                      This is a fatal error, cannot install DisplayLink Linux Software.

                                      Hmm, 4 is older than 3!?!? Who Knew?!?! Need to fix the script.

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                                      • Update Monitors Page

                                        http://www.displaylink.com/shop/monitors

                                        Many of the displaylink monitors listed on your page are no longer available. Can you mark them as such to make it easier for your customers?

                                        Also, wouldn't it make sense to include the monitor SIZE in each description instead of making your customers search for them?

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                                          Thanks for the reminder. The monitors page is now updated to remove products that were no longer available.
                                          We are looking at a redesign of the shop at the moment to allow product searches and adding a monitor size is something we could do at this point.

                                        • post the software for the Auvio HBMI converter

                                          The user guide said I could download it from this website and it is no where to be found. Waste of $60

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