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  1. Better linux support

    Better linux support, updated drivers, Fedora support (that means distributing an RPM)

    Fix the issue where closing X for the first time means that the devices are no longer recognized by xrandr

    Fix the slowness disparity between running it in linux and running it in windows

    windows = no lag
    linux = lag

    Improve your linux drivers.

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  3. add support for the VMWare SVGA Driver so that virtual machine guests can use display link

    When using virtual machines it would be really handy to have them display via usb adapters on spare monitors or PIP overlays in fancy monitors.

    Many virtualisation engineers would be buying your products, many times.

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    completed  ·  Wim responded

    The new DisplayLink architecture in Windows 10 Anniversary update onwards now enables support for Virtual machines.

  4. Driver Signing

    Your DisplayLink driver is unsigned. It won't work with 64bit Windows OS. I suggest fixing that if you want people to buy your product.

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  5. Repeatedly disconnecting and reconnecting (STILL)

    I'm running an ASUS ROG G56jk-EB72 Gaming Laptop with the latest version of Windows 10 (As of 11/12/2015) 64-Bit. CPU: Intel (R) HD Graphics 4600 & GPU: Nvidea GeForce GTX 850M. Trying to project onto two additional Insignia displays using two Targus USB 3.0 to HDMI HDTV Video Adapter. So I spent about $300 for the displays and $160 on the video adapters and this doesn't even work. I am beyond frustrated. All of my drivers are up to date. I followed the steps as instructed by the troubleshooting page; "How to fix your DisplayLink product from repeatedly disconnecting and…

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  6. 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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    completed  ·  Wim responded

    This should now be fixed in the latest Ubuntu release

  7. 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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    completed  ·  Wim responded

    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,

  8. Allow to not display the Display link icon in the icon tray. This could be done with a simple check box

    Allow to not display the Display link icon in the icon tray. This could be done with a simple check box.

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  9. Stop Recommending to disable Windows Update

    Do not recommend installing the msi version of DisplayLink Drivers and then disabling Windows Update. I don't think a vendor should be recommending to customers to turn off Windows Update. DisplayLink should work out a way of getting the 2 working together. Happy to discuss further.

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  10. Issue Logging tool for Displaylink

    Considering that displaylink is growing in our company we are facing more complications with Displaylink not working on particular models very well like MS surface devices. But it is also now happening to our Dell estate. So maybe DisplayLink can come with a logging tool so that when it is used it creates a dump which we can pass on to help get an answer from you quicker.

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  11. resolution

    extend the resolution to 3440 x 1440

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  12. Have an exit button on the "displaylink manager software".

    No need to explain more, its a basic and simple requirement. I want to exit the application when i am not using it. "DisplayLink manager" application is now like some malware which does not allow you to close it.

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    Windows graphics subsystem cannot just be shut down like that. That’s the reason why you often have to reboot to install some Windows Updates. This has been addressed in Windows 10 Anniversary Update onwards though, where you can just remove the utility from startup or simply not install it. Marking completed.

  13. Monitors randomly blacking out - SOLVED

    If your monitors are blacking out using your DisplayLink D3100 check your chair.

    I was having issues with my dual monitors randomly blacking out. After updating s/w, drivers and replacing the D3100 nothing worked.

    As strange as it sounds, I was finally able to determine the cause was my chair. I have documented this in two videos.

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  14. DP to eDP

    Add DP to eDP support

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  15. Increased Mouse lag since the W10 Redstone / DP Driver 8.0 Update.

    I have increased Mouse lag since the W10 Redstone / DisplayLink Driver 8.0 Update. I have a 3-screen Setup here. Surface Pro 3 + the DisplayLink USB Docking Station with 2 additional Screens. Working on those 2 external Screens got a bit tedious since the W10 Redstone / DisplayLink 8.0 Update. Maybe I´m too sensitive, but I feel enough mouse lag on the external Screens to slow down my daily work a bit. I´m using the DisplayLink Adapter since 2 years now and there were highs and lows regarding lag, but Version 7.9 on Windows 10 1511 was really good.…

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  16. Widescreen 21:9

    Support for 21:9 Display resolution

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    DisplayLink technology doesn’t have any restriction on layout or aspect ratio. I suggest you open a technical support case with your details with tecnhical_enquiries at displaylink,com to check that you don’t hit a hardware limitation from your adapter.

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  18. Add support for Ubuntu 16.10

    Ubutun 16.10 is just days away and the DisplayLink drivers don't work for it and cause X to crash.

    [26700.930972] ------------[ cut here ]------------
    [26700.930995] kernel BUG at /build/linux-B4zRAA/linux-4.8.0/mm/usercopy.c:75!
    [26700.931021] invalid opcode: 0000 [#2] SMP
    [26700.931038] Modules linked in: evdi(OE) nlsiso88591 uas usbstorage nvram msr vmnet(OE) vmwvsockvmcitransport vsock vmwvmci vmmon(OE) ccm rfcomm cmac cdcmbim sndusbaudio sndusbmidilib cdcncm qcserial usbwwan usbserial qmiwwan cdcwdm usbnet uvcvideo mii videobuf2vmalloc videobuf2memops videobuf2v4l2 videobuf2core videodev media btusb btrtl bnep arc4 i2cdesignwareplatform i2cdesignware

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  19. Windows 10 Anniversary Update Compatability

    Making the software and hardware more compatible with Windows 10

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    completed  ·  Wim responded

    I’m marking this complete, as Windows 10 Anniversary update has the best compatibility for DisplayLink. This is due to a new interface for DisplayLink graphics developed between DisplayLink and Microsoft being available, as covered here:

    http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/525125

    This thread is becoming a place for any user to post problems on Windows 10, hence marking it complete, rather than people expecting the problem they are seeing is being worked on. If you have problems getting the device to work on Windows 10, please refer to this article, and if this does not solve the issue, please contact us:

    http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/942862

    The original idea for this was to improve application compatibility with DisplayLink on Windows 10 under the new architecture. This is something we are looking into, with Microsoft. It is caused because DisplayLink now appears as its own video driver, rather than part of existing video cards. This means applications that use a…

  20. Compatible Laptops List

    A log/journal of all compatible Display Link laptops which the public can add to.

    In some form.

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