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  1. The current display link drivers has issues on MacOS 10.12 Sierra. Black screens waking from sleep and graphic Errors

    When my computer wakes from sleep, all of my screens will stay black until I unplug the dock. I also see a lot of graphic errors on the secondary display and the computer freezes a lot when I'm working on the secondary display. Not only is the dock causing my secondary display to not work, it is causing my computer to become unstable trying to correct it.

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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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      • 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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        • Add support for rotation in Ubuntu

          Currently this limitation exists "Rotation is not supported due to missing functionality in the generic modesetting driver". I have a monitor that I only use in portrait so this prevents me from fully moving to Linux.

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          • Eliminate Lagging

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

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            • 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)…

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                • Update displaylink to support MAC Sierra.

                  Update displaylink to support MAC Sierra. the view disapears and reappears while mousing around. It also bogs when waking up.

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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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                    • fix windows 10 anniversary

                      a bundle download that resolves all problems when updating to windows 10 anniversary would be nice

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                      • 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

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                        • Fix some applications not running on laptop GPU

                          Hi since the Windows 10 Anniversary update games or utilities i have in Steam valve dont seem to use the GPU on my laptop but instead use intel graphic the laptop i have is a Lenovo Y50

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                            The change is needed in the operating system kernel mode graphics driver. Microsoft is looking into scheduling this development. In the meantime, provided you have purchased a platform allowing you to, the workaround is to disable the low end GPU so Windows uses the only one left. Today, Windows will always use the POST graphics card.

                          • 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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                            • 7 votes
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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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                                • Display got hanged after windows anniversary update Aug 2016

                                  My multi monitor Display got hanged using display link driver after windows anniversary update. So i have uninstalled and installed latest display link as you suggested, Now my display link version is 8.0.778.0 and my windows version is 1607 os build 14393.222. Still im experiencing lot of slag in display which expires when i move the mouse or other window above the area. so please help me to fix the issue. Thanks in advance.

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                                  • Netflix support on Android device

                                    Netflix support from Android device

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                                    • Support for LUTs

                                      I have a laptop connected with an external monitor through a USB dock. It seems that DisplayLink does not support LUT as the ICC profile creation software (XRite i1Profiler) cannot complete the ICC profile creation for the secondary monitor connected through the USB Dock. The software works fine if I connect the monitor directly to the laptop HDMI port.

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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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                                        • stop using grey text - it is frustrating to read when trying to solve a problem

                                          stop using grey text - it is frustrating to read when trying to solve a problem

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