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  1. 2 votes
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    • Enable HDCP protected content playback on macOS (iTunes)

      Hi,

      I had to downgrade to Sierra 10.12.6 because of the multi-monitor incompatibility of Displaylink 10.13.4. I need my multi monitor setup. But the truth is that Displaylink 4.1, which is compatible with Sierra 10.12.6, deactivate iTunes movies. Here is the message:

      The selected display won't play on one of your connected displays

      This movie can be played only on displays that support HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection). Try moving the iTunes window to a different display. Make sure the entire window is on the supported display.

      When I remove Displaylink from OSX 10.1206, iTunes movie start to plays back.…

      3 votes
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      • 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.

        4 votes
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        • 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)

          226 votes
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          • 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.

            208 votes
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            • 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.

              418 votes
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              • 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

                89 votes
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                • 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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                  • 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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                    • Netflix support on Android device

                      Netflix support from Android device

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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?

                        29 votes
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                        • ARM linux support

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

                          153 votes
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                            18 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            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.

                          • Deploy Display Link using SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

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

                            14 votes
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                            • Support linux with nvidia/amd drivers

                              support displaylink with proprietary drivers from nvidia and amd

                              218 votes
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                              • Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

                                Improve performance of rotated screens on Mac OS X

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                                • Better Chrome OS tools and support

                                  Improve support and configuration tools for Chrome OS

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                                  • Ultrawide resolutions on Android

                                    HI! I really love this app, truly works like a charm. I have a galaxy S8 and an ultrawide monitor. Unfortunately the app only transmints in 16:9 so there are black edges all around the image, even up and down. It would be really nice to fix it, but still, this is a great app. Hope it gets in soon. Good luck!

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                                    • Help Solve network adapter issues.

                                      Seperate driver install program for the network adapter.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Create the ability to defined "docked" vs "undocked" profiles for the USB docking station

                                        In older versions of Windows there use to be a capability to have different profiles for a "docked" PC and an "unlocked" PC. This would be a great capability for you to add into your product since it is now a corporate mandate.

                                        My main issue is that I set up my desktop the way I like it and then when I either connect the USB or disconnect the USB all my settings are lost and I can't find my desktop icons anymore. This is a negative impact on my productivity.

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Please use versioning format x.x.xx instead of x.x (xx)

                                          We are trying to automate software updates and track inventory of DisplayLink drivers in our macOS environment. Trying to parse versions when the value reports as `4.1 (11)` or `DisplayLink Driver 4.1.11 - Copyright 2003...` makes it difficult.

                                          In the driver Info.plist file, please set the `CFBundleShortVersionString` key in the x.x.xx format. Even better, clean up the `CFBundleGetInfoString`

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