DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Add Debian support in general. As most Linux distros are based on Debian that would make your tech work on most Linux distros.

    You don't have to reinvent the wheel: https://github.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian

    That also would make it easy for Deepin Linux to adapt the drivers. Deepin is Linux distro #1 in China! Just think: Deepin + Lenovo (Thinkpad)

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  2. Fix DisplayLinkManager and driver before it damages my MacBook

    Mojave 10.14.6 with latest DisplayLink driver 5.2 on 2014 MacBook Air. Display is displaying correctly on Dell U2412M 1920x1200 display.

    BUT ...

    DisplayLinkManager is hogging between 70% and 150% of CPU. Macbook fan is going crazy. Just a couple of static web pages on screen, no background tasks. Restarting MacBook sometimes fixes the issue, sometimes not.

    This is not functional software, severely degrades MacBook performance, and can even DAMAGE the MacBook.

    4 votes
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  3. Fix screen zoom on MacOS

    With 5.1.1 on MacOS 10.14.5, screen zoom/pan (Ctrl-Scroll Up) does not work properly on the DisplayLink screen... it tears and only zooms part of the screen.

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  4. https://www.displaylink.com/downloads/windows

    This article needs essential command line switches for sccm\scripts !! ie >>

    ie. ...exe -silent -noreboot

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  5. Is there such a drive board design that can drive two 4K panels, and is it directly driven by type-C?

    Is there such a drive board design that can drive two 4K panels, and is it directly driven by type-C?
    In this way, DIYer can design its own portable display, which is double screen.
    I suggest we design such a driver board to realize the portable display that slidenjoy designed in 2015.
    That design hasn't come true. I've been waiting for so many years.

    3 votes
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  6. Fix DisplayLink 5.1.1 drivers for Mac.

    5.1.1 causes Zoom.us video conferencing and CamTwist to crash when installed.

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  7. add support for Ubuntu Touch

    Ubuntu Touch originally developed by canonical is still being developed by ubports.
    I believe it could benefit from display link technology for external display support
    it is currently based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and is pretty well supported
    it also uses an android container to interface with userspace drivers

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  8. Engage the Linux Foundation to develop your drivers.

    The Linux Foundation is the place to get things into the kernel. They will help you integrate your hardware into the mainline kernel without compromising any internal IP you may be worried about. Its really the only way to get a driver working for any OS. Work with upstream not against it.

    This translates to Windows and OS X as well. I was frustrated getting my device working with Windows. Complete pain and not plug and play by any means. OS X Mojave doesn't work at all and Linux shows the same behaviour. Flickering on and off rapidly an when…

    10 votes
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. support 4K monitors on Mac OS Mojave 10.14.5 (Macbook Pro)

    My external monitor (Acer ET322QK) is detected with the 5.1 Displaylink driver, but only at 1080p resolution or lower. Any resolution above 1080p is unavailable for selection

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  11. Implement IOMMU support

    Implement IOMMU Support
    IOMMU is necessary on many libvirt based linux virtual hosts in order to allow guest machines to make use of the host's hardware, such as graphics cards and network cards. In its current state, turning on IOMMU results in Displaylink being unable to communicate with secondary displays, completely negating any benefit from having a displaylink dock.

    2 votes
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  12. Add firmware / version information to the Dock Management Tool

    While the firmware update is Silent, in large scale deployments it would be useful to know / be able to report on the Firmware version.
    This would enable admins to rule-out old firmware as the cause of faults and detect where an older client is still in use.

    If this information is readily available it could be added as another command in the Dock Management Tool, or in the Support Info Tool

    4 votes
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  13. Conflicts using Nvidia Prime, Displaylink and Ubuntu

    I would like to describe conflicts using Nvidia Prime, Displaylink and Ubuntu in my experience.

    My environment: Ubuntu 18.10, Nvidia GTX 1070 (nvidia-driver-415), Displaylink 5.1, Asus MB168B+ (USB monitor), laptop Gigabyte Aero15x.

    If I try to login with nvidia profile activated and anything connected in USB ports (even only a mouse), I will face a login loop. It only will stop after disconnecting all USB devices, restarting the system and then I'll be able to login into my Ubuntu. Once logged in, I can connect my USB devices and use everything included my second monitor.

    If I try to login…

    12 votes
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  14. 5 votes
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  15. GUI for status of the ports of the Dock

    A GUI that shows available ports (Video,Sound,USB) and their status.

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  16. Display Link ,Linux framebuffer driver

    Find udlfb.c file in the linux kernel, Do this driver supprt display link USB to VGA ?Where I can cat linux framebuffer driver? Thanks

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  17. Hotkeys for screen rotation and other display functions

    Enable hotkeys for screen rotation (and other display functions). Other drivers use ctrl-alt-left and ctrl-alt-up (etc) to rotate the current screen, this should be available for DisplayLink as well. Phones and tablets have set the bar with seamless screen rotation, DisplayLink should support as near to this experience as possible.

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  18. Ubuntu driver: using dlm.service is rather unfortunate for a clash with dlm cluster control daemon

    See:
    https://pagure.io/dlm/blob/master/f/init/dlm.service

    It would be better if it could fail with an error in case the file already
    exists and is not authentic (from previous installation).

    Thanks for considering.

    5 votes
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  19. 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…

    9 votes
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