DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Beta macOS App: Clamshell / Lid Closed Mode

    Beta Mac OS App driver does not allow me to operate on external monitors with the laptop closed. I had to uninstall the driver and reinstall the one from November to be able to work in clamshell mode. This is glitchy in the old driver, often freezing my computer. I was hoping to see this stabilize so I wouldn't have to restart so often (almost every time I disconnect my laptop from the docking station).

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  2. Support both Xorg and Wayland with acceptable performance in Ubuntu 20.04

    The current released Ubuntu installer doesn't work in 20.04, which will be released in a couple of months as the next LTS release.
    If you hack the installer not to compile the kernel module, and instead use the kernel module and install the libevdi0 that ship with Ubuntu, then you can use DisplayLink under Wayland, but the performance is terrible -- significant lags in display updates and watching videos is impossible. And in this configuration DisplayLink doesn't work with Xorg at all.
    Please rectify this before 20.04 ships.

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  3. DisplayLink is still not working in MacOS 10.15.1

    I was reading all open threads in the forum, and I can see different behaviors. In my case, I cannot use my external monitors, after upgrading my system to Catalina. Beta 3 driver is not working, and when I tried to clean cache system is getting hung after restart.

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  4. MacOS Display Arrangement does not save.

    With the latest release of Display Link, the Display Arrangement for a MacBook Air with 2 external monitors reverts back to default every time the machine is put to sleep or restarted.

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  5. Add support for 5120x1440 resolution

    There are several monitors on the market with such resolution Dell U4919DW, Philips 499P9H, LG 49WL95C-W and Samsung CRG9. At least for Philips 499P9H I'm not able set this resolution with i-tec device on Ubuntu. https://i-tec.cz/de/produkt/u3dual4kdp-3/

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  6. "Screen rotation option is not available on Mac OS X" don't work for extended displays/monitors. Please write workaround for this.

    "Screen rotation option is not available on Mac OS X" don't work for extended displays/monitors. Please write workaround for this.

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  7. Have a rotating option for Mac Catalina

    There should be a driver where you have an option to rotate the screen for use on both sides. The Display monitor can only go on one side for Mac and it sucks because you should be able to use rotation for how you want your screen to be.

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  8. 48 votes
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  9. 43 votes
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  10. macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Driver support release date?

    Latest release DisplayLink macOS Software Release Note

    Build: 5.2.82 (9b2eb81)
    Date: 22nd May 2020

    includes support up to 10.15.4 macOS Catalina version.

    When is the 10.15.5 support planned?

    Thanks.

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  11. Support Nightshift for MacOS!!

    please support night shift for MacOS!!

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  12. Please add: Xenarc Model # 708TSU to your list of not supported devices

    my original post here: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/graakc/cannotgetdisplaylinkwitha708tsumonitorto/

    But after reading your support page (which, duh, I should have done in the first place) I understand why my device is not working. Has a fricking storage device in it with the drivers.

    Please add: Xenarc Model # 708TSU to your list of not supported devices

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  13. Thank you for 5.2.4 Driver for macOS

    Thank you very very much for releasing the 5.2.4 Driver for macOS! Now I can use my 3 screen Displaylink unit again, that I couldn't use for over a year. And my Mac suddenly stopped fanning because the display processing it done by the external device again, which is great.

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  14. add wireless charging to docking stations

    Would be nice if docking stations like "HP USB-C/A Universal Dock G2" would include a wireless charging pad. So that you can charge your phone/etc on top of the docking station.

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  15. Support lightning (aka HiDPI) resolutions

    On Mac Mojave, Displaylink does not support HiDPI resolutions. These are screen modes that render the desktop at double the size so that fonts become more crisp. For example on my 1440p monitor, there's a 720p HiDPI mode. When I connect the monitor directly to my mac, this mode can be selected. When I connect via my Dell D6000, nothing happens when selecting this mode.

    You can use the following open source application to select resolutions:

    https://github.com/chris1111/RDM

    A related issue is that custom resolutions added by the above application do not work when the monitor is connected via Displaylink -…

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  16. Fix DisplayLinkManager eating my CPU when nothing is moving on any DisplayLink screens

    The DisplayLinkManager process on Linux uses a significant amount of CPU (more than 100% of one core when there are screen repaints happening on other displays (not driven by DisplayLink). Things as simple as having an animated reaction icon visible in Slack can cause this with my dual-4k setup (one 4k monitor driven by DisplayLink, the other driven by the internal GPU).

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  17. Provide sha256 hashes to verify download integrity

    It'd be great to be able to check integrity of the downloaded displaylink drivers before invoking the .run file. Thx

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  18. 8 votes
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  19. When do you expect there will be support for MacOS 10.15.1?

    When do you expect there will be support for MacOS 10.15.1?

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  20. 7 votes
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