Work for Wayland has now started. The development is now focusing on working with upstream to extend GNOME’s compositor, Mutter, to support hot-pluggable secondary displays, which will allow DisplayLink drivers to work with GNOME on Wayland.
The GNOME release that is likely to include the necessary changes would be the next stable release, 3.32.
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:
The logs from the DisplayLink binary component are encrypted to protect IP. This is the same on all OSes for DisplayLink binary components.Ed Clement commented
This is a pipe dream. They need better support just for x86_64 on linux...
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315 votesEd Clement commented
Indeed. The people most likely to have multiple monitors attached to a laptop are usually Engineers and Software Developers. Guess what these types of individuals use as an OS? ...Linux. Get with the times displaylink...