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  1. fix compatibility issues with Citrix 4.4

    Fix compatibiity issues with Citrix 4.4 receiver

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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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                11 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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                    2 comments  ·  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.

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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.

                            • I hope in the near future you could extend the "fit to TV" function to multiple displays. Thanks.

                              I hope in the near future you could extend the "fit to TV" function to multiple displays. Thanks.

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                              • Support flux by allowing color calibration

                                Flux will reduce the amount of blue light emitted by the screen which aids going to bed. As it stands, there is no support for color calibration to DisplayLink connected monitors. DCC/CI commands are supported, but there are issues that make it not a viable solution (http://superuser.com/questions/257606/is-there-a-work-around-to-configure-brightness-or-color-on-a-displaylink-monitor).

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                                  111 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  The testing of the release has shown a few important flaws in both the implementation of Windows 7 and Windows 10. Unfortunately, this means the feature is far from being good enough to release in 8.3. Work continues on top of finding out why the flaws were found so late in the development.

                                • Support linux with nvidia/amd drivers

                                  support displaylink with proprietary drivers from nvidia and amd

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                                  • Don't require drivers to be installed for disabled display adapters

                                    I have a machine with an integrated display adapter and a PCI adapter running Windows 10. The integrated controller is not supported by Windows 10 and I have disabled it using device manager (I don't have an option to disable it in BIOS). When I attempt to install the DisplayLink core software, it re-enables the disabled adapter and then tells me it cannot install the software because there are no drivers for the adapter that I had disabled.

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                                    • Support Windows 10 Mobile Continuum

                                      In the MS world, Disply Link support is good when running Windows on a laptop or a tablet. When it comes to Windows phones. it is the opposite: nothing, nada.

                                      Ask Microsoft, They are so in need of trendy feature to boost their market share in mobile phone business, I am ready to bet they would finance the development.

                                      89 votes
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                                      • Connecting via Cat6 instead of USB3

                                        Would be nice to rackmount a few of my PCs in the garage and just gave displaylink devices on the desks kinda like dumb terminals. 3m USB 3 cable limit doesnt allow for this. Maybe its possible with usb extenders. But to get the hot and loud gaming PC's out of the rooms will be a win.

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                                        • to integrate a PAUSE function into your firmware, that freezes the displayed content anc can eb activated/de-activated by keyboard.

                                          Freeze functions on classical projectors were very popular, in particular for people facilitating workshops or holding seminars. With the introduction of LCD screens this feature disappeared. Display link could easily re-introduce this. Ideally, hitting a (user-definable) key combination would turn PAUSE on and off. In addition the status (frozen / unfrozen) should be displayed with the application icon.

                                          Please go ahead :-)

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