DisplayLink is a computer graphics company that specializes in USB graphics hardware. The Linux kernel ships with drivers for DisplayLink devices.

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How can I get a DisplayLink USB monitor work under Ubuntu?

I have a DisplayLink-based external USB monitor, which has both power and data over USB, and seems to work perfectly under Windows 7, but only can display a text console under Ubuntu 10.10, and that I ...
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How to get Lilliput USB monitor working?

Okay, I just got a Lilliput 7" USB Monitor: Unfortunately, I am having some trouble getting it to work in Ubuntu. It is a DisplayLink device, so it should work in Ubuntu. Here is the output of ...
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Using a DisplayLink USB video adapter on Ubuntu 12.10

The line of USB video adapters made by DisplayLink has a somewhat sordid history under Linux. In past Ubuntu releases, the process of getting them to work has been somewhat difficult, inspiring a ...
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How To Make Ubuntu 13.04 Work With DisplayLink Monitor?

I recently purchased an AOC E2251FWU DisplayLink monitor. When I plug this into my System76 Gazelle Professional running Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, nothing happens. Under 'displays', no additional ...
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DisplayLink USB 3.0 Not working on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I noticed this might be yet another DisplayLink outcry - but I thought I give it a go anyway. So the usual story - I have got a DisplayLink adaptor Kensington USB3.0 Video Adapter, and doesn't look ...
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change xorg.conf based on displaylink monitor detection using lightdm

I've purchased a USB driven external display for my laptop. I've gotten it working by adding a xorg.conf file, however when the usb monitor isn't plugged in I want the xorg.conf to disappear so that ...
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How do I configure a displaylink USB monitor?

I have seen many pieces but not a comprehensive guide to fix what must be a very common problem, particularly in Ubuntu 11.10 where there is no xorg.conf file. Is there an easy how-to somewhere (for ...
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What might prevent mouse movements between xrandr screens? [closed]

I've followed the steps outlined in this HowTo. Right after I log in to Gnome I can move the mouse back and forth but as soon as the task bar loads, the mouse becomes jailed in the screen its in (can'...
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Does Ubuntu Touch support display port?

The superbook is a laptop shell fit Android phones that uses DisplayLink over the phone's USB port. The owners say that the DL video also works with Windows Phones because they support DL. Does ...
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Displaylink udl in xubuntu 13.10

I'm using Xubuntu Saucy Salamander (13.10). I'm trying to connect DisplayLink wireless monitor with my Linux machine. My configuration is Nvidia GT310M Intel HD Graphics for 1st gen i5 processors [...
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How to get second display to work alongside primary display?

I've almost got this problem solved... I've got both displays working now. The secondary display is displaying a purple background. Unfortunately, I can't use it. (I can't move the mouse into it, etc.)...
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How to use the usb monitor AOC e1649wu running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a new AOC e1649WU DisplayLink usb monitor, but when I plugged this into my Fujitsu laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04, it remains black and in Utility, after hitting detect displays, no additional ...
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How can I set up my DisplayLink USB video adapter without having to create and edit an Xorg.conf?

Ideally, I'd like to be able to plug it in, be prompted for apt to get the necessary driver package, and just have to logoff/login or restart to get the monitor connected to the DisplayLink (or any ...
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Ubuntu Toshiba Dynadock u3.0

I am having a few issues with my new Dynadock u3.0. First of all, all of the USB connections are working as well as the usb ethernet. The only two issues I am having are with the usb audio and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Failed to load module udlfb

DisplayLink doesn't load and run. The adapter is recognized and /dev/FB1 is created. USB bus info: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 17e9:0198 DisplayLink Xorg.0.log: X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: 2014-...
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how do to install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor on 13.04?

How do I install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor? The monitor connected with the displaylink device has the following messages on the display: [ 10.723468] usb 3-1.1: device ...
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How do I extend the desktop to the third monitor using a Displaylink USB-to-VGA adapter? [duplicate]

I have a DisplayLink USB-to-VGA adapter (17e9:0198 Newnham Research) I would like to add to my system (eventually two). I am running Linux 3.5.0-19-generic #30~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 14 21:43:28 ...
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Targus usb 3.0 docking station support

I am planning to purchase a Targus 3.0 docking station, does anybody have experience with it on Ubuntu. Will the display work? http://www.targus.com/uk/CategorySearch.asp?SearchedTerms=usb+docking+...
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Displaylink installation Kernel version 3.13.0-55-generic is too old

I am following this guide: How to install displaylink on ubuntu To install displaylink on my ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine however when i go for the last step and attempt to install the .run ...
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Using a displaylink usb video adapter

I just bought this USB graphics adapter and I need to use it on Ubuntu 10.10. I followed this guide, but when I ran $ ./configure && sudo make install && make check nothing happened....
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AOC USB monitor showing dark screen after installing DisplayLink driver

I connected an AOC usb monitor to my Acer Aspire laptop which is using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I then installed the DisplayLink driver. Unfortunately, the AOC monitor remains dark. Any ideas how to ...
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Problems with setting up a second monitor on Ubuntu

I have two monitors that use a VGA that I want to use with my laptop running Ubuntu, which does NOT have a vga port. I am able to get the monitors to work fine with a Display Link VGA to USB display ...
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Setting up triple monitors with a Display Link Adapter

My first question, I suppose, is "Is this setup even possible?" I'm running a Dell N7010 with Ubuntu 12.10 and I have two external monitors. One of them is connected with a VGA cable and is running ...
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Problems with both LightDM and GDM using DisplayLink USB monitor

When I use LightDM, it will auto-login to desktop just fine. The only problem is Compiz doesn't work, and menus don't work. I can't right-click the desktop, and I can't select program menus in the top ...
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Green screen when using DisplayLink on a Toshiba L630 14C laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to connect USB monitor? I've justed returned to my lovely Ubuntu after some years of non-linux OS. Anyhow, I have a Toshiba L630 14C Laptop, Ubuntu seemed to be ...
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Where is my xorg.conf file in my VBox virtual machine?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 as a guest in a virtual machine in VirtualBox. I also installed guest additions. My problem is that I can no longer find /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Where has the file gone...? Or ...
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How to connect USB monitor? [duplicate]

I have a Mimo monitor and it runs USB. I tried and failed and I don't know what to do......All i get from the USB screen is just a green screen. Anyone could help me?
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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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How to setup Asus MB168B USB monitor in Linux Mint? [closed]

is the first time I write here. I bought an external usb monitor http://www.asus.com/it/Monitors_Projectors/MB168B/; I have an Asus s56cb with dual boot, linux Mint 17 qiana and windows 7. On ...
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Getting a MIMO UM-710S USB Powered 7 Inch LCD Mini Display to work

Am interested in a satellite 7-10" display for my Thinkpad X201 (in addition to already running LCD and main laptop display). I've seen a bunch of mixed info regarding these devices which use ...
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Will USB 3.0 video adapter work with Ubuntu?

I am thinking about buying a USB 3.0 video adapter (like those) to use with my laptop, when it is docked in a docking station. Docking station only has one video output (DisplayPort), but maybe I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and DisplayLink adapter

I'm using 13.10, and have upgraded my kernel to 3.14rc5 and blacklisted udlfb. I boot up, plug in the DisplayLink adapter, and everything appears to be peachy at first blush: > lsusb Bus 002 ...
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How to configure a second monitor using DisplayLink on Ubuntu 13.04

After following the advice in this question, the second monitor is detected, and the mirroring option works (although not that smoothly). However, I'm not able to activate the second monitor in the ...
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How do I get a UGA iTek ITUGA17D1 DisplayLink USB adaptor to work? [duplicate]

I really need to run this product with a linux distro. For first I choose Ubuntu but I do not have particular preference... I need to run a 37" monitor in vertical way so with 1080x1920 resolution. ...
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How DisplayLink will be treated in Ubuntu 16.04 (fb ov display device?)

I'm trying to hookup 3 external monitors (3 * 1920* 1080) to my Dell XPS 15 (9550). I thought that it will go with Matrox TrippleHead2Go DP edition by means of Thunderbolt port. No way - Matrox is ...
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DisplayLink LT1421 and Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have a problem with installing my display Lenovo LT1421 on Ubuntu. I tried to install original driver (http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu) according to manual on DisplayLink website (http://...
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Startech docking station: Video ports not working

I recently bought an MSI laptop and am running Ubuntu 14.04 on it. In order to use several screens, I have also bought a Startech docking station. Specifications can be found here, and review here ...
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Horizontal Screen scrolling + Slow framerate with usb monitor - Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to setup my usb monitor as the third monitor on ubuntu 14.04 I installed the latest nvidia driver and followed the instructions on 331.113 readme randr14 Basically where im at is: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and DisplayLink DL3900 chipset

Do I have a chance to get the displayLink adapter (chipset 14.04) working under ubuntu 14.04? I found only articles for ubuntu 13.04. Is it the same under 14.04?
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Lenovo USB Monitor - LT1423p

Morning all, I have recently aquired a USB Lenovo monitor, LT1423p but it is not working in Ubuntu 13.10. I have read through the forums and googled like a madman and can find alot of information ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 DisplayLink Adapter No Green Screen

I initially wanted to get this working on 13.04, but have since given up. If I get it working on 12.10, I may decide to upgrade, but that's irrelevant until such a time. Unlike many reported cases ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 USB Graphics Compatibility

I was looking at solutions to connect 2 monitors to 1 USB port and found these: 1) http://www.targus.com/us/productdetail.aspx?regionId=7&sku=ACA039US 2) http://www.startech.com/AV/USB-Video-...
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Ubuntu doesn't look like sending power to an usb port used by a device that uses 2 usb ports to function

Update since the latest release of displaylink drivers this issue was solved - it was a driver issue I'm connecting a Lenovo Thinkvision Displaylink USB external monitor to a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s....
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Constant green screen with USB to DVI Adapter

I am trying a triplehead configuration. I already have two monitors working perfectly, but the adapter one is just green. I've done a bunch of things trying to get it to work: Created a udev rule ...
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Displaylink USB show “Logo / Loading” on monitor

I tried with this problem for 2 years already. LOL, today, I install Ubuntu for I have to resolve it or I will back to stupid Windows 7. First, I have 3 monitors. My graphic card is support dual ( ...
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How can I get my DisplayLink monitor running (again) - 15.10, Asus MB168B+

I have been installing Ubuntu on a laptop (Samsung QX410-SO2), and while there have been hurdles, my Asus DisplayLink monitor is one of the things that worked immediately after driver install. I ...
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Monitor connected to DisplayLink card does not work after installing AMD drivers

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm currently on 14.04 and kernel 4.2.0.30. My Laptop is an Inspiron 3521 and has a hybrid video card setup with Intel Graphics and AMD Radeon HD 8730M. I have a dual-monitor ...
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ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/lib/systemd/system-sleep/displaylink.sh’: File exists

I'm trying to install the displaylink driver 1.0.355 to be able to connect another display to my laptop. I had an older version of this driver before but erased it. I downloaded the driver and it ...
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No video (just black screen) on display connected to DisplayLink device

I have Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook S762 with dock station and DisplayLink device, running Ubuntu Wily (15.10). Official driver finally runs after setup script editing described here http://displaylink....
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DisplayLink Fault

I have a WinSTARS USB2.0 Display Adapter which I have been trying to get working on my Ubuntu 15.04 setup. Every time I plug it in the interface slows right down to the point that the cursor jumps as ...