DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Xrandr panning on Linux

    I have a 12inch 2880x1920 monitor (eDP-1) and a 21inch (eDP-1) with a 1920x1080 native res. I tried to use

    xrandr --fb 6720x2160 --output DVI-I-2-2 --mode 1920x1080 --right-of eDP-1 --scale 2x2 --panning 3840x2160+2880+0

    and I got:

    X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
    Major opcode of failed request: 140 (RANDR)
    Minor opcode of failed request: 29 (RRSetPanning)
    Serial number of failed request: 46
    Current serial number in output stream: 46

    I have an Asus t303ua
    with:
    VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 520 (rev 07) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

    Is there a plan to support panning in…

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  2. problem

    I Think i cant finish the install display link, i try many things and nothing works:

    4.4$ sudo ./displaylink-driver-4.4.24.run
    [sudo] senha para renan:
    Verifying archive integrity... 100% All good.
    Uncompressing DisplayLink Linux Driver 4.4.24 100%
    DisplayLink Linux Software 4.4.24 install script called: install
    Distribution discovered: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
    Installing
    Configuring EVDI DKMS module
    Registering EVDI kernel module with DKMS
    Building EVDI kernel module with DKMS
    Installing EVDI kernel module to kernel tree
    EVDI kernel module built successfully
    Installing x64-ubuntu-1604/DisplayLinkManager
    Installing libraries
    Installing firmware packages
    Installing licence file
    Adding udev rule for DisplayLink DL-3xxx/5xxx devices

    Please read the FAQ
    http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/topics/103927-troubleshooting-ubuntu

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  3. TLS on Driver Download from Website

    Install a TLS cert so users can download drivers more safely

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  4. Pls fix - X-Session resets after USB-cable is plugged in - System Ubuntu 18.04

    Pls fix - X-Session resets after USB-cable is plugged in - System Ubuntu 18.04

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  5. Enable Using AirPlay, for macOS 10.12.+ Siera Just like is being done on High Siera and Mojave

    I am a video deejay using a Macbook that has a failed GPU so i currently rely on one of your devices to connect to an external display.I upgraded to Mac OS High sierra and realized that my display link driver works differently(blue airplay icon) and i have much better performance now(faster frame rates with mix-emergency & Serato ,transparency on the dock And task bar),thank you for that .But The problem is Mac Os High Sierra is Just too Unstable right now for example due to the failed GPU i have completely disabled it but because of that my laptop…

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  6. DON'T UPDATE TO macOS 10.13.4

    Idea?
    DON'T UPDATE TO macOS 10.13.4 and DON'T use the DisplayLink Instaler 4.1.11 ... until they will have something which will work.
    I cannot get now even a single video at all ! Just a blank black screen!
    So how can I go back to 10.13.3 and uninstal the DisplayLink if I don't see anything on a screen? Any suggestions? Anyone?

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  7. 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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  8. Support Night Shift and f.lux for Mac OS

    As documented, there is work underway for Windows to support f.lux. However, I haven't seen any clear communication that support Night Shift of f.lux on Mac OS is in the works as neither are supported via DisplayLink. It would be really nice to have these options on Mac.

    https://superuser.com/questions/257606/is-there-a-work-around-to-configure-brightness-or-color-on-a-displaylink-monitor)

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  9. Win10 and DL should just work

    Fix Display Link so it always works seamlessly with Win10; even after they do updates.

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  10. Linux Driver Management integration

    Integrate Solus' Linux Driver Management (https://solus-project.com/2018/01/26/linux-driver-management-1-0-released/) to better support Linux distros.

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  11. Make the Linux driver open source and get it into the kernel

    If the DisplayLink driver existed in the kernel, it would be SO much easier for the users to get it working. In my role as Chief Digital Officer for a large company (of 8000 people), I would probably have bought 500 of these devices IF the driver were just upstream (you know, how Linux devices normally "just work" without the aggro common in the Windows world). However, the annoyance of a manual driver install, especially when it's broken on updates to newer kernels, is just something I wouldn't want to invest in. Please consider that proprietary drivers are serious impediment…

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  12. Add dates to all documents and posts. Without you dint know what old and is current

    Add dates and times to all documentation and posts so we can see what is old or.new.

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  13. Android tablet as PC screen

    Add functionality to DisplayLink so that it will permit Android tablet to be screen for PC via i) wireless connection; ii) Without need for docking station.

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  14. Ubuntu drivers eating a lot of CPU. Not always but at least 50% of the times

    I have actually a very slow PC because of this:
    PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
    1541 root 20 0 2343424 51804 2624 S 111.9 1.4 198:49.14 DisplayLinkMana
    in other words, DisplayLinkMana(ger) eats a lot of CPU. from 50 to more than 100%

    sometimes not.

    I think this is an issue, that should be fixed.

    Thank you.

    alfonso

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  15. Add displaylink updates to SCCM trough SCUP catalog

    Add displaylink updates to SCCM trough SCUP catalog download url.

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  16. package ubuntu software properly

    Packaging of ubuntu drivers into a .zip file with a name containing lots of spaces, which unzips into the current folder instead of a subfolder, and then requires the manual execution of an installer script (which may as well be called setup.exe), makes ubuntu users feel like we are running Windows again, and reminds us why we hated it so much. Ubuntu offers a superior packaging format (the .deb package), and a repository model which offers streamlined installation, and automatic updates forever. Setting up a repository for your software and packaging it properly will take very little more effort than…

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  17. Allow gamma custom ranges in the Ubuntu driver to allow for night time color changes software to work (f.lux, Redshift, etc...)

    Gamma color calibration seems to be unavailable for the Displaylink on Ubuntu.
    Allowing it will enable night time screen color changing software to work and also allow manual customization with xrandr commands.

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  18. 12 votes
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  19. Redh at7/Centos7 support!!!! The enterprise distro. Not some toy/play useless OS like ubuntu which is unusable in enterprise

    Redh at7/Centos7 support!!!! The enterprise distro. Not some toy/play useless OS like ubuntu which is unusable in enterprise

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  20. 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!

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    The development in GNOME compositor, mutter, has now reached a milestone that allows people use DisplayLink driver with Wayland if they have GNOME 3.32.1 installed. The packages for Ubuntu 19.04 are currently waiting in “disco-proposed” repository and they should be included in normal updates soon. Interested users are welcome to enable Proposed (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed) and upgrade libmutter and gir1.2-mutter packages. For more information about the final fix, see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutter/+bug/1826182

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