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  1. Black screens on macOS High Sierra 10.13.4+ and Mojave 10.14 Early Previews

    The driver (DisplayLink Installer 4.1.11) doesn't work anymore withe macOS High Sierra bêta 10.13.4 (17E139) and newer.

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      2046 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Dear DisplayLink macOS users,

      We are pleased DisplayLink 5.0.1 driver for macOS enables multiple extended display support on the latest Apple macOS 10.14.2 with additional features (clamshell and clone). We continue our strong support for the Mac platform and are working on delivering future updates with further performance improvements.
      Driver 5.0.1: https://www.displaylink.com/downloads/file?id=1257

      If your DisplayLink enabled device does not seem to work on 10.14, this is most likely due to the OS blocking our kernel extension. Please ensure our kernel extension is enabled by the OS as described in our FAQ: https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/1188004

      Should you still miss extended displays on latest macOS with latest DisplayLink driver, please create a support ticket so your particular case can be investigated. Here is how: https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/755301

      Due to changes in 10.13.4-10.13.6, it is not possible to enable DisplayLink extended displays, except one using Apple AirPlay. If your Mac is from 2011 running 10.13.4-10.13.6 and…

    • Support Ubuntu 18.04

      Hi I'm inquiring about when support for Ubuntu 18.04 and the Linux 4.15 kernel. I sent a paper letter to the Palo Alto office, but have not received a response.

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      • d6000 driver support

        Fix 2018 Macbook support for d6000.

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        • DL main display for Raspbian

          Add drivers for ARM, and specifically for Raspbian. Make the drivers work over HDMI instead of (or in addition to) working over USB.

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            • Provide Mac kext information for enterprise deployment.

              Useful if you published the TEAM ID and KERNEL EXTENSION BUNDLE ID for enterprise deployment. We can track it down but it would be nice to have that information included and easily visible. Thanks.

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              • Fix the problem where DisplayLinkUserAgent eats 38% of my CPU

                OS is windows 10, DLUA is 7.9.6.30.0. This often gets in a state where the user agent sets there using between 35 and 38% of CPU.

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                • Support linux on ALL your devices

                  I just purchased a displaylink USB 3 based device; reading the forums I didn't pickup the difference between USB 2.0 being supported and USB 3.0 not being supported. This is nonsense. Content protection on the monitor, I don't care about being able to use protected content; I'd like to just be able to use the monitor I paid for. But no.

                  I think you should support Linux with USB 3.0 devices to use non-DRM content.

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                    163 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Ubuntu is now supported by DisplayLink and can be downloaded from here:

                    http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu

                    The Ubuntu driver is designed with open source components and packaging which enables it to be ported and distributed for other linux distros. DisplayLink does not intend to officially support more than Ubuntu. For more information, see our article here:

                    http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/679060

                    If you have further suggestions about Linux support, please raise separate specific feature requests.

                    If you have any problems or need support, please use the Linux forum here:
                    http://www.displaylink.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=29

                    Please DO NOT use the comments thread to report problems. We have no way of following up on problem reports here. Use the forum instead.

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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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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                          • resolution

                            extend the resolution to 3440 x 1440

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                            • 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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                              • Some applications detect DisplayLink as incompatible display driver. Problem exists with Adobe Premiere Elements 14, X-Plane, GoPro Quik

                                When using DisplayLink some applications show incompatible display driver error. Problem exists with Adobe Premiere Elements 14, X-Plane, GoPro Quik on Windows 10 and I'think at last since version 8 of drivers. Solution is to open them on laptop screen and then switch to displays connected via DisplayLink (in my case i-tec USB 3.0 docking station). It would be nice if it could be solved.

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                                • 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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                                  • DP to eDP

                                    Add DP to eDP support

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                                    • Widescreen 21:9

                                      Support for 21:9 Display resolution

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                                        • Resolve the compatibility issue with Duet Display, Twomon, Spacedesk, etc.

                                          After I purchased a USB Type C dock driven by DisplayLink technology for my laptop, a big issue derived: every time I want to use Duet Display with my iPad Pro or Twomon USB with my Pixel C, I would have to uninstall the DisplayLink driver before I plug any of my tablets. When I get home and try to connect to my dock, I would have to go through the setup process again. This is just a big inconvenience for people like me.

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