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  1. 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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      1745 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Update: July 30th
      Dear DisplayLink macOS users,

      DisplayLink has worked for many months to maintain support for its users during the transition from macOS High Sierra to Mojave. While functionality such as Ethernet and audio or charging, where implemented, is unaffected on all releases, display connectivity has been limited on macOS releases from 10.13.4 through 10.13.6.

      Developers/users with access to Apple’s fifth developer preview of 10.14 Mojave, released on 30th July, will see full support has now been restored for multiple extended DisplayLink displays where DisplayLink driver v4.3 beta 5 (http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/file?d=175) is installed. We are doing wide scale testing of v4.3 beta against this preview and will release a new driver upon general availability of 10.14.

      Users of 10.13.4-10.13.6 should also use v4.3 beta 5 as it contains a workaround to enable one extended USB display (720p or 1080p). An FAQ details how to enable Apple AirPlay with…

    • Make it more user friendly

      General overhaul of DisplayLink UI and installation manual. If I were complete beginner, I probably would have no chance to get it running properly.

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      • Win-10 High-CPU

        Get rid of lag and high CPU usage with in windows 10, while using a dock. I have seen Windows Driver foundation get as high as 62% when moving items on my screen.

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        • Highsierra compatible

          Please make the usb driver highsierra (macOS 10.13) compatible! At the moment, I can see my mouse, moving on the monitor, everything other than that is just black. It would be bvery nice if I could use this monitor on highsierra!

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          • Linux wayland support

            Displaylink does not seem to work with wayland yet, which is starting to be the standard, replacing Xorg, on linux soon:

            https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/WaylandByDefault
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayland_(display_server_protocol)

            Would be great if you could also support wayland!

            214 votes
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            • Fix some applications not running on laptop GPU

              Hi since the Windows 10 Anniversary update games or utilities i have in Steam valve dont seem to use the GPU on my laptop but instead use intel graphic the laptop i have is a Lenovo Y50

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                The change is needed in the operating system kernel mode graphics driver. Microsoft has now planned this development for a Windows 10 future release.
                In the meantime, provided you have purchased a platform allowing you to, the workaround is to disable the low end GPU so Windows uses the only one left. Today, Windows will always use the POST graphics card.

              • 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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                • Support for LUTs

                  I have a laptop connected with an external monitor through a USB dock. It seems that DisplayLink does not support LUT as the ICC profile creation software (XRite i1Profiler) cannot complete the ICC profile creation for the secondary monitor connected through the USB Dock. The software works fine if I connect the monitor directly to the laptop HDMI port.

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                  • Support f.lux and Night Light on Windows

                    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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                      142 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      A team has been allocated and is assessing the work for Windows 10 Creators Update onwards.
                      When a new estimate is available, I will be able to share an estimated delivery date.

                      f.lux has enabled some support for DisplayLink indirect displays (Windows 10)
                      You can download f.lux from https://justgetflux.com/

                      For the few wanted to do real monitor calibration, please contact technical_enquiries@displaylink.com to discuss how to enable this on your particular configuration, if that could work today.

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