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  1. Support macOS

    Your driver for macOS is very buggy, and it was same in El Capitan.
    Having 2 DisplayLink monitor connected to mac, I am always setback by disappointment when trying to read mail.app or safari.app and all other apps.

    Help!

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    • Version 2.6 usb driver still does not work. mac mini locks up.

      After updating from OS X El Capitian to MacOS Sierra, I updated the DisplayLink driver. The computer locks up. the window on the USB display will appear completely black.

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      • LG L206WU USB monitors working with Windows 10 Anniversary

        Update DisplayLink Drivers to support LG L206WU USB monitors with Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

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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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          • Better installation instrctions

            Better installation instructions.

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            • Add the driver into linux kernel

              Is there a chance displaylink could try to add the driver into mainline kernel (except the binary bits ofcourse), this way more distros and users could use it without problems, also community would probably help with development and maintenance.

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              • fix compatibility issues with Citrix 4.4

                Fix compatibiity issues with Citrix 4.4 receiver

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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.

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                  • Deploy Display Link using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

                    Corporate: How to deploy Display Link Software using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence.

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                    • Fix the display link ubuntu. When another monitor is plugged in and when at stand alone, monitors turn off and on or the displaylink fails.

                      Fix the display link Ubuntu. When another monitor is plugged in and when at stand alone, monitors turn off and on or the display link fails. My laptop is a dell.

                      Ubuntu 16.04

                      lshw -c video output

                      WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
                      *-display
                      description: VGA compatible controller
                      product: 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
                      vendor: Intel Corporation
                      physical id: 2
                      bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
                      version: 09
                      width: 64 bits
                      clock: 33MHz
                      capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
                      configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
                      resources: irq:27 memory:c0000000-c03fffff memory:b0000000-bfffffff ioport:3000(size=64)
                      WARNING: output may be incomplete or inaccurate, you should run this program as super-user. …

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                      • better mac icc profiles for monitors

                        hi!

                        there seems to be a need for better icc color profiles for mac. i'm using asus mb169b+ portable monitor and the colors are not very good. there is a real problem with the subtile greys, they are not getting displayed.

                        hopefully there will be something done about this.

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                        • It's really hard to know what to download

                          Make it easier to know what drivers to download

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                          • ARM linux support

                            Better Linux support, a direct driver for X11 and support ARM devices and not crypted logs.

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                              8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              I’ve updated this to be for ARM Linux support. EVDI is designed as an open source component to be adapted for different graphics architectures.

                              The logs from the DisplayLink binary component are encrypted to protect IP. This is the same on all OSes for DisplayLink binary components.

                            • Extend ChromeOS Support For Samsung XE503C Chromebooks

                              ChromeOS Support For Samsung XE503C Chromebooks

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                              • TrayIcon should always display if installed

                                Suggestion: The DisplayLink Manager TrayIcon should show even if the hardware is not detected. In that case, it should provide links to helpful KB articles (or better yet, include the troubleshooting steps offline).

                                That would have saved me about three hours of troubleshooting a 3rd-party (LizTek) product before I finally stumbled on this site.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thank you for the suggestion. Now in implementation on v8.0 of our drivers. This will help the debugging by telling which element of the chain is missing. Today, the icon is only visible if drivers are installed, AND a device using DisplayLink technology is connected and running AND a working monitor is plugged into it.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hello, it sounds like a bug as we use WebEx in DisplayLink and everyone uses DisplayLink software. Would you please be able to follow the guide to report a bug so we can look into it? support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/544810-how-can-i-report-windows-installation-issues-to-di

                                  • show in device manager

                                    The ability to update and also return to previous version in device manager in the control panel. this is regarding the displaylink corp drivers.

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                                    • Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

                                      Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

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                                      • Add support for VMware USB passthrough so guest OS can have dedicated display output

                                        For DL-3xxx and DL-5xxx devices especially.

                                        This is already working for MacOS but not working for Windows (as mentioned in DisplayLink KB 544870) and Linux.

                                        This will allow multiple DisplayLinks to be used on single VM hosts behaving like thin clients, which is an enormous user base and thus market potential.

                                        44 votes
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                                        • HI, Let customers decide WHEN to install new drivers. (Automatic driver update messes up my 4 + 1 monitor trading station.) Thanks.

                                          (the automatic updates re-arrange and resize everything on my screens causing me headache. The driver should be updater when no windows left opened / programmes running.)

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                                            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            I understand this is a problem and we already have a change in behaviour for our next major release.

                                            This will cause the software update to happen over the next reboot, rather than immediately while you are working.

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