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  1. Not working on ubuntu 16.04

    After I upgraded to 16.04 LTS, I could not use my DisplayLinks graphics/ethernet adapter for graphics (ethernet works fine). I recently installed the newest driver (1.2.65) but I get this error:

    Warning: dlm.service changed on disk. Run 'systemctl daemon-reload' to reload units.
    Job for dlm.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status dlm.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.

    I run journalctl as suggested by the error message and here is what I get:

    26 16:27:28 myhost systemd[1]: Starting DisplayLink Manager Service...
    -- Subject: Unit dlm.service has begun start-up
    -- Defined-By: systemd
    -- Support: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/systemd-devel
    -- …

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  2. Linux driver update to support Kernel 4.9.*

    Displaylink stopped working on the new 4.9 kernel because the EVDI kernel module does not compile.

    There is a new release that supports kernel 4.9 and 4.10 of the EVDI library https://github.com/DisplayLink/evdi/releases/tag/v1.3.43.
    Please also update the install file.

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  3. No display driver due to secure boot

    It would be good to mention that due to secure boot settings
    it can happen that the evdi.ko driver is actually not loaded.
    In this case no displays are found.

    A solution is to switch off the secure boot - see:

    https://askubuntu.com/questions/762254/why-do-i-get-required-key-not-available-when-install-3rd-party-kernel-modules

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  4. Android portrait

    Add screen rotation to Android client. I have a display link monitor than can be turned to portrait mode. But, by default, my device displays in a box unless I turn the device to landscape... It then fills the screen. I would ask that the app allow me to hold the phone in portrait and display to my portrait monitor full screen. It does display correctly for a short time before rotating fully.

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  5. add brightness support to non-windows OSes

    It's stated in the documentation that color correction and brightness do not work. I'm mostly interested in controlling the birghtness - is display link working on these features for non-windows OSes?

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  6. Netflix support on Android device

    Netflix support from Android device

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  7. 16 votes
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  8. 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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    The new estimate of delivery for f.lux, night mode, and monitor calibration on Windows 10 Creators Update onwards is for release 9.0, planned before the end of 2018. When a 9.0 Alpha or Beta is issued, you will be able to try the feature on products based on the DL-3000, DL-5000 and DL-6000 series ASICs.

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

  9. ARM linux support

    Better Linux support, a direct driver for X11 and support ARM devices and not crypted logs.

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    EVDI is designed as an open source component to be adapted for different graphics architectures.

    It is possible to already use DisplayLink on some embedded ARM platforms, as complied binaries are available in our distribution. Articles on how to do this on Raspian and Ubuntu MATE are here:

    https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/1883065-using-arm-binaries-on-raspbian-on-raspberry-pi
    https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/1883068-using-arm-binaries-on-ubuntu-mate-on-raspberry-pi

    The logs from the DisplayLink binary component are encrypted to protect IP. This is the same on all OSes for DisplayLink binary components.

  10. Deploy Display Link using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

    Corporate: How to deploy Display Link Software using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence.

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  11. Support linux with nvidia/amd drivers

    support displaylink with proprietary drivers from nvidia and amd

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  12. Add support for VMware USB passthrough so guest OS can have dedicated display output

    For DL-3xxx and DL-5xxx devices especially.

    This is already working for MacOS but not working for Windows (as mentioned in DisplayLink KB 544870) and Linux.

    This will allow multiple DisplayLinks to be used on single VM hosts behaving like thin clients, which is an enormous user base and thus market potential.

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  13. Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

    Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

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  14. Please give users compatibility feedback on specific MacOS versions, e.g. 10.14.1. only

    Rather rather mixing up posts with various OS and driver versions please give users compatibility feedback on specific MacOS versions, e.g. 10.14.1.

    Currently, you make a difficult situation much harder

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  17. Better Chrome OS tools and support

    Improve support and configuration tools for Chrome OS

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  18. Alert to security issues if staying on older macOS

    UPDATE macOS, abandon this unstable and insecure devices instead. Apple says DisplayLink is incorrect and opens you to a world of security flaws. I can open a port on the Ethernet using simple SSH commands that shouldn’t be that easy.

    You advise not to update. Apple says the opposite and you are misleading customers into possible security issues. Reported and under review by Apple. Good luck, you have truly done your Apple patrons wrong in more than one way.

    If you can’t build an alpha in a year, this beta should land about the same time I land on mars.

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  19. 17inch version of the ASUS MB169B+

    17 inch version of the ASUS MB169B+

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