DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. 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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  2. Flipper menu

    Add fliper landscape and potrate like windows,

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  3. Linux: reach Windows feature parity (mirroring, scaling, and rotating)

    Currently unsupported / broken in DisplayLink on Linux:

    - Display mirroring
    - Display scaling
    - Display rotation

    This really limits what you can actually do with DisplayLink on Linux - i.e. you can only currently have an extended display activated with no scaling or rotation. You can't even use only the DisplayLink connected display on its own.

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  4. Add upgrade logic to the Linux installation scripts

    I had version 1.1.62 of the Ubuntu driver installed. When I tried to install the new driver, I got errors saying the EVDI module was running and I needed to reboot to continue the installation. After reboot, I got the same error again.

    After looking into the running DisplayLinkManager process, I ended up dropping into /usr/lib/displaylink and running the install script there with the uninstall option:

    me@mine:/usr/lib/displaylink$ sudo ./displaylink-installer.sh uninstall
    DisplayLink Linux Software 1.1.62 install script called: uninstall
    Distribution discovered: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
    Uninstalling
    Removing EVDI from kernel tree, DKMS, and removing sources.
    Stopping DLM systemd service
    Removed symlink /etc/systemd/system/graphical.target.wants/displaylink.service. …

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  5. Make DisplayLink driver available for installation and update from Ubuntu repository

    Contact Canonical to make DisplayLink driver available for installation and update from Ubuntu repository, like AMD and nVidia driver packages.

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  6. Fix linux driver scaling

    Scaling doesn't work with the linux DisplayLink driver. This makes it impossible to use displays of different DPI together. By scaling I mean, for example:

    xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --auto --scale 2x2

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  7. 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
    -- …

    24 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Netflix support on Android device

    Netflix support from Android device

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  12. 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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  13. 16 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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.

  16. Deploy Display Link using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

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

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  17. Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

    Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

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  18. Support linux with nvidia/amd drivers

    support displaylink with proprietary drivers from nvidia and amd

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  19. 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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  20. 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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