DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Is there such a drive board design that can drive two 4K panels, and is it directly driven by type-C?

    Is there such a drive board design that can drive two 4K panels, and is it directly driven by type-C?
    In this way, DIYer can design its own portable display, which is double screen.
    I suggest we design such a driver board to realize the portable display that slidenjoy designed in 2015.
    That design hasn't come true. I've been waiting for so many years.

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  2. Potential work around for the Catalina Mac OS update

    I'm unsure if someone has already suggested this, but with the latest update Mac has rolled out (for Catalina 10.15), my DisplayLink stopped working with dual screen.

    I have updated the driver to the most recent release, and all that would display would be one of the two screens. DisplayLink lists a possible solution involving entering recovery mode and inputting commands, however, I am impatient and lazy and did not do that.

    But, I did get my dual display working again. For me, toggling my displays to mirror activated my dual screens, and toggling off mirroring has left my dual…

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  3. Internal MBP monitor disabled after opening lid

    When using certain applications (namely, any Native Instruments product, e.g. Kontakt and Creator Tools), DisplayLink behaves strangely as reported in another issue.
    I'm used to keep the lid closed in order to use the external monitor only. Under certain circumstances, reopening the lid will keep the internal monitor disabled (i.e. black screen). The only workaround for this is hard-reboot.

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  4. Fix DisplayLinkManager taking up to 95% CPU on audio software or causing it not to open at all

    On macOS 10.14.6 (2017 MBP with i7, DisplayLink running on i-tec USB-C hub), DisplayLinkManager takes up to 5-10% when supposedly idle. When running audio software - namely, Ableton Live and Reaper, but likely this can reproduced on any audio software and DAW - DisplayLinkManager can take up to one full core (~95% CPU reported). This doesn't seem to be related to the size of the project, so even small projects that take up 15-20% CPU are massively affected by this issue.

    Native Instruments Kontakt has an even weirder behaviour:
    - restart MBP
    - connect external monitor via DisplayLink
    - try…

    4 votes
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  6. Fix DisplayLinkManager and driver before it damages my MacBook

    Mojave 10.14.6 with latest DisplayLink driver 5.2 on 2014 MacBook Air. Display is displaying correctly on Dell U2412M 1920x1200 display.

    BUT ...

    DisplayLinkManager is hogging between 70% and 150% of CPU. Macbook fan is going crazy. Just a couple of static web pages on screen, no background tasks. Restarting MacBook sometimes fixes the issue, sometimes not.

    This is not functional software, severely degrades MacBook performance, and can even DAMAGE the MacBook.

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  7. Dual Displays on Android App

    Dual Displays on Android App

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    Planned  ·  Wim responded

    DisplayLink can already support mulitple USB displays connected on Android with the DisplayLink desktop app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.displaylink.desktop.demo&hl=en_GB

    However Android does not have a concept of multiple displays like other OSes. As of Android Pie, a single app can use more than one screen, eg powerpoint uses the phone screen to show presenter notes, and the extended screen shows the presentation.

    For DisplayLink to properly support dual displays on Android, like other OSes, changes would be needed to Android to support multiple displays.

  8. Start supporting Linux on Lenovo's Thinkpad hardware!

    Lenovo is selling docking solutions for their Thinkpad laptos. These docks have DisplayLink stickers at the button but none of them is working properly with Linux! Deepin Linux (based on Debian) is massively used in China by IT professionals working with Lenovo's Thinkpad hardware. We want at least dual monitor support working with this hardware. At the moment getting this to work is just a big pain in the a**. :-(((((((((((((

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  9. Add Debian support in general. As most Linux distros are based on Debian that would make your tech work on most Linux distros.

    You don't have to reinvent the wheel: https://github.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian

    That also would make it easy for Deepin Linux to adapt the drivers. Deepin is Linux distro #1 in China! Just think: Deepin + Lenovo (Thinkpad)

    7 votes
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  10. Provide the capacity to color correct monitors with ICC profiles and custom Look Up Tables.

    I would like to be able to use my monitor color calibration tool [i1Profiler] to create and used custom ICC profiles for the monitors attached to the Display Link docking station.
    There does not seem to be any capability to do this with the current system.

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  11. https://www.displaylink.com/downloads/windows

    This article needs essential command line switches for sccm\scripts !! ie >>

    ie. ...exe -silent -noreboot

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  12. 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 -…

    56 votes
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  13. Add support for ios 13 or make a product mainly for it.

    Add support to ios ( idk if this is even possible ) but iOs 13 looks promising. A dock or stand for ipad pro for mainly desktop use would be great!

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  14. Fix screen zoom on MacOS

    With 5.1.1 on MacOS 10.14.5, screen zoom/pan (Ctrl-Scroll Up) does not work properly on the DisplayLink screen... it tears and only zooms part of the screen.

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  15. Implement IOMMU support

    Implement IOMMU Support
    IOMMU is necessary on many libvirt based linux virtual hosts in order to allow guest machines to make use of the host's hardware, such as graphics cards and network cards. In its current state, turning on IOMMU results in Displaylink being unable to communicate with secondary displays, completely negating any benefit from having a displaylink dock.

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  16. Display Link ,Linux framebuffer driver

    Find udlfb.c file in the linux kernel, Do this driver supprt display link USB to VGA ?Where I can cat linux framebuffer driver? Thanks

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  17. support 4K monitors on Mac OS Mojave 10.14.5 (Macbook Pro)

    My external monitor (Acer ET322QK) is detected with the 5.1 Displaylink driver, but only at 1080p resolution or lower. Any resolution above 1080p is unavailable for selection

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  18. Add firmware / version information to the Dock Management Tool

    While the firmware update is Silent, in large scale deployments it would be useful to know / be able to report on the Firmware version.
    This would enable admins to rule-out old firmware as the cause of faults and detect where an older client is still in use.

    If this information is readily available it could be added as another command in the Dock Management Tool, or in the Support Info Tool

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  19. Provide an App or Instructions for manually starting or restarting displaylink (Mac)

    The DisplayLink option in the top bar of my Mac sometimes just doesn't show up. The only known option seems to be restarting but this doesn't work most of the time. It would be enormously helpful to know how to directly troubleshoot this service at a technical level or to simply have an 'App' that I could search for and restart.

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  20. GUI for status of the ports of the Dock

    A GUI that shows available ports (Video,Sound,USB) and their status.

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