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  1. FreeBSD support

    I use SUNIX VGA2715 which shows it is DisplayLink adapter. It works fine on Mac but it dosn't work on FreeBSD even if I load dynamic kernel module "udl".

    I am not familiar with that ; if it requires additional driver, could DisplayLink provide or give me any possible to workaround ?

    Thanks,
    Apua

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    • 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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      • Add an option to make task icon invisible, when no device is connected

        With the recent drivers the behavior of the task icon changed. It is now always visible. It would be great to add an option so that the user could define the preferred behavior.

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        • 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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          • 16 votes
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            • Home PC System/Networking Product

              I would like to see a product that will allow me to have one main computer in my house and then have various monitors/keyboards located in other rooms be able to access and use the one computer through my network. 1 PC = less cost and less problems (I hope).

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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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                • stop using grey text - it is frustrating to read when trying to solve a problem

                  stop using grey text - it is frustrating to read when trying to solve a problem

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                  • 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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                    • Single pc connected to 12 TVS via graphic adapter

                      show how people can connect 12 TV via usb hub to a single computer!

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                      • Deploy Display Link using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

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

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                        • better mac icc profiles for monitors

                          hi!

                          there seems to be a need for better icc color profiles for mac. i'm using asus mb169b+ portable monitor and the colors are not very good. there is a real problem with the subtile greys, they are not getting displayed.

                          hopefully there will be something done about this.

                          33 votes
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                          • fix compatibility issues with Citrix 4.4

                            Fix compatibiity issues with Citrix 4.4 receiver

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                            • Fix the display link ubuntu. When another monitor is plugged in and when at stand alone, monitors turn off and on or the displaylink fails.

                              Fix the display link Ubuntu. When another monitor is plugged in and when at stand alone, monitors turn off and on or the display link fails. My laptop is a dell.

                              Ubuntu 16.04

                              lshw -c video output

                              WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
                              *-display
                              description: VGA compatible controller
                              product: 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
                              vendor: Intel Corporation
                              physical id: 2
                              bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
                              version: 09
                              width: 64 bits
                              clock: 33MHz
                              capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
                              configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
                              resources: irq:27 memory:c0000000-c03fffff memory:b0000000-bfffffff ioport:3000(size=64)
                              WARNING: output may be incomplete or inaccurate, you should run this program as super-user. …

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                              • It's really hard to know what to download

                                Make it easier to know what drivers to download

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                                  • show in device manager

                                    The ability to update and also return to previous version in device manager in the control panel. this is regarding the displaylink corp drivers.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      67 votes
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                                      • I hope in the near future you could extend the "fit to TV" function to multiple displays. Thanks.

                                        I hope in the near future you could extend the "fit to TV" function to multiple displays. Thanks.

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                                        • Connecting via Cat6 instead of USB3

                                          Would be nice to rackmount a few of my PCs in the garage and just gave displaylink devices on the desks kinda like dumb terminals. 3m USB 3 cable limit doesnt allow for this. Maybe its possible with usb extenders. But to get the hot and loud gaming PC's out of the rooms will be a win.

                                          9 votes
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