DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Update DisplayLink Driver for M1 MacBook to auto start upon a restart.

    When DisplayLink is running on my MacBook Pro M1 (running 2 external monitors) all works well! However, when I restart my MacBook Pro, I have to unplug my Dell D6000 dock and replug it in to "kick on" the DisplayLink driver for the two external monitors to boot up and display the screen.

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  2. macOS and M1/Intel: Add 1920x1080 hidpi (looks like 1920*1080) for QHD/2K monitors

    1920x1080 hidpi (looks like 1920*1080) support for QHD/2K monitors is useful, for both intel and apple silicons.

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  3. Dual screen setup: Laggy vertical screen +DisplayLinkUser Agent eating 100% CPU with a MBP 2019 Intel

    Hello,

    I have 2 external monitor DELL AW2721D which are QHD (2x 2560x1440p). Both are plugged using HDMI. I can't close my MacBook Pro because you don't support clamshell on Intel Based MBP (sad). It's plugged on a StarTech Dual 4k universal docking station USB-C 100W.

    One is horizontal, the other is vertical (90° rotation).
    The horizontal screen position monitor runs smooth (moving windows around, moving cursor).

    PROBLEM: the rotated monitor (90°) is extremely laggy. Even moving the mouse feels laggy.

    I've noticed that DisplayLinkUser agent is eating up to 100% of the CPU when moving a windows in that…

    7 votes
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  4. Fix Ethernet Speed on macOS Big Sur

    USB 3.0 DOCK:

    Product ID: 0x4307
    Vendor ID: 0x17e9 (DisplayLink (UK) Ltd.)
    Version: 48.54
    Serial Number: SUBO360102880
    Speed: Up to 5 Gb/s
    Manufacturer: DisplayLink
    Location ID: 0x01230000 / 6
    Current Available (mA): 900
    Current Required (mA): 8
    Extra Operating Current (mA): 0

    USB:
    Type: USB
    BSD name: en4
    Kext name: AppleUSBNCM.kext
    Location: /System/Library/Extensions/AppleUSBNCM.kext
    Version: 5.0.0
    MAC Address: 00:e0:4c:36:0b:1a
    Product ID: 17159
    Vendor ID: 6121

    5 votes
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  5. MacMini M1 with 11.2.2 (Bigsur) Displaylink not working

    Working with a Mac Mini M1 with Bigsur installed (11.2.2) with Displaylink 1.3 without success.
    The system works well with 2 monitors. I've tried several combinations: Using one hub and even using the USB-C port from a Blackmagic Ultrastudio mini. All connections from the Hub work (if only two monitors connected). Experimented with many different monitors and adapters USB-C -> VGA / USB-C -> HDMI / USB-C -> DVI. The displaylink is approved in the Privacy Settings (recording and acessibility).
    Tried also installing displaylink on a macbook intel and it seems that it does not work also. Although macbook intel…

    5 votes
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  6. Add display calibration with the Apple color calibrator

    Right now, the only profile allowed for my external displayPort displays is sRGB, whereas I have my own calibrations which color correct my monitors.

    As it is now, I only calibrate the color profile of my laptop monitor and the HDMI-connected screen, neither of which utilize your driver..

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  7. support close lid

    It would be great if you can implement support for the close lid, as this is available for the legacy driver, I'm not able to work on my Mac when the lid is closed and have to stick with old software to had that feature. On Display link Manager when you put a lid to close mode mac goes to sleep instead of turn off the internal monitor.

    4 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Nvidia CUDA for DisplayLink docks

    CUDA® is a parallel computing platform and programming model developed by NVIDIA for general computing on graphical processing units (GPUs). With CUDA, developers are able to dramatically speed up computing applications by harnessing the power of GPUs

    DisplayLink can start using it to free up CPU for the other tasks?

    3 votes
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  10. When will displaylink support AMD cpu/gpu in Linux

    Currently displaylink-based docking stations and amgpus are not usable on Linux. The screen refresh lagging is horrible.

    Can you provide a plan when this will be fixed or at least make a proper disclaimer that Linux is not supprted. so people can spend their money on working products.

    Thanks.

    6 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Display "Flip"

    Ich benutze den dritten Zusatzmonitor für einen Teleprompter, damit ich meinen Teilnehmern direkt "in die Augen schauen kann". Dazu wird der Bildschirm auf einem halbdurchlässigen Spiegel, der vor der Kamera sitzt, gespiegelt.

    Problem: Der Bildschirminhalt ist dann gespiegelt. Die einstellbare Drehung um 90/180/270 nützt hier leider nichts.

    Man nennt dies wohl "Display Flip" - es gibt auch spezielle Grafikkarten die dies ermöglichen, aber für Mac habe ich bisher keine Lösung gefunden.

    Meine aktuelle Lösung sieht so aus, dass ich einen zusätzlichen "echten Spiegel" dazwischen habe, das Bild also zwei mal gespiegelt wird. Das ist aber sehr Platzraubend und nimmt dem…

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  13. Add features to DisplayLink Manager (Mac OS; poss. others)

    Let's turn the screen real-estate from the DisplayLink Manager (DLM) into something more useful:
    1) Add display of DLM version number.
    2) Add access to DLM logs or trouble-shooting tools.
    3) Add unicorns and rainbows. (Catch-all for any content you'd like.)

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  14. Work to provide RHEL/CentOS native compatibility

    Every employee in the modern corporate environment has a laptop.

    On each laptop are displaylink drivers to support the docks at workstations (for 2 to 6 monitors).

    All of those workstations run windows, but they don't have to - they could run RHEL or CentOS instead, if there was a displaylink driver available.

    Please work to create and support a displaylink driver for RHEL/CentOS. You would bring joy to many developers and engineers working from both home and office.

    As the displays are relevant for only the workstations, creating it only for the latest version and not back-porting (RHEL/CentOS 8)…

    25 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Fix the memory leak in driver 5.3.1 for Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

    This DisplayLink driver will slowly and continuously cache RAM on the system. After about 12 hours, for me it'll consume nearly 8GB of RAM and force a restart. Rinse and repeat.

    Can confirm as no memory leak occurs when not using the dock.

    5 votes
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  18. Bring proper performant support for Linux on AMD Ryzen

    Hey,

    you released the last Linux driver update in May 2020 now it is Feb 2021. I would like to see here some major improvements as the driver doesn't full fill any needs.

    Linux is already a good platform and will be even more important in future, so please support this community as well.

    Or if you don't like Linux as a platform, then move all your servers either to Windows or Mac systems as well... hahahha

    Bye the way i am running a AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U with Radeon Graphics with Linux. sounds like it's an issue with…

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  19. OBS can't see DL displays

    Please fix so OBS, Open Broadcaster Software can see DisplayLink displays.

    4 votes
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  20. Ubuntu driver 5.3.1 bug

    You should correct the Ubuntu driver to create the support frame buffer /dev/fb1
    In the last version 5.3.1 installed in Ubuntu 20.04 it's not created.
    Without the /dev/fb1 is not possible to set up a multihead system with loginctl.

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