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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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Ubuntu 19.04 trying to get DisplayLink driver to work for my adapter for usb 3.0 to hdmi

I just purchased a Slim USB 3.0 to HDMI® External Video Card from Starlink on amazon and I have gone through many of these before. I am trying to get it to connect to my monitor as my HDMI port has ...
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Front audio of dell displaylink d3100 is not working in ubuntu 18.04

I have dell displaylink d3100 and it is connected to dell xps 13 (2018) dev edition. My monitor connected to displaylink is working and the speaker connected to my monitor is also working. I tried to ...
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Audio over Displaylink USB 3.0

I have a DisplayLink USB 3.0 to DisplayPort adapter, connecting a Thinkpad laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 to a DisplayPort monitor. When I installed the DisplayLink Ubuntu driver and now the video on ...
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Will Ubuntu drivers work on Kubuntu?

I need some special drivers for my docking station which are available for Ubuntu. Can I also install them on Kubuntu or do I need to port the drivers? (I want to install these drivers in particular:...
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Why is DisplayLink causing a crash in 16.04?

Up til a few months ago, my DisplayLink 3 adapter (RayCue) was working fine with my display. An update to Ubuntu 16.04 followed by a reboot somehow screwed things up, where the system freezes at the ...
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USB monitor not working with my Ubuntu computer unless another HDMI monitor is connected

I have an Intel NUC7i5BNH mini computer running Ubuntu 18.04. I also have a portable ASUS MB168B USB-powered monitor which I am trying to successfully connect to it. I've downloaded and installed ...
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How to use StarTech USB32HD2 with Ubuntu 18.04?

I bought this device because its reviews said it worked under Ubuntu. However, there are no drivers for ubuntu on the website. I did install DKMS, which is the first step according to their website, ...
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How do I uninstall a DKMS package if I have deleted the dkms.conf file?

The package in question is evdi-1.6.0. It didn't work as expected (ASUS Zenscreen only displays garbage), so I thought it would be uninstalled if I removed the files in usr/src. How do I recover from ...
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Opening “Settings” causes crashes

I'm having major issues with everything freezing up when trying to open Settings. This is a fresh copy of Ubuntu 18.04.2 on my new Dell XPS 15 9750, running Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I've run ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize external monitors when attached through docking station

I just bought a Lenovo USB 3.0 Docking Station. It works with my keyboard, but not with the monitors: ubuntu just does no recognize the external monitors when I connect them. Sorry for the lack of ...
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Using both displaylink and the HDMI output on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a Dell XPS 15 9550

I've decided to switch my setup from Windows to Ubuntu for a while. I have a Dell XPS 15, with three monitors attached. One via the HDMI port, one via USB-C and a third via DisplayLink (using a ...
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Can't connect ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC in Kubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install and connect my ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC to my Kubuntu PC and I already tried the steps in this question and this page but unfortunately my monitor still can't connect. As a proof, ...
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Unable to setup dual monitor in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

I was trying to setup dual monitor in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I have successfully installed displaylink driver for AOC E1659FWU 15.6" LED USB Monitor Then when I tried to extend to the external monitor I ...
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How to start a service before the first login?

So i have a displaylink usb docking station. The displays only work after the first login. After the first log in my displays work, I can log out and log in the displays work all the time. However at ...
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Dell D6000 DisplayLink dock blanks screens

after a period of time that ranges from minutes to hours, the two external displays i have will go blank. everything else connected to the dock still works. I'm running ubunu 18.04 on an Acer A515 ...
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18.04 X-Session resets after plug-in of Display Link USB

On Ubuntu 18.04 the X-Session resets / quits and I am again at a log-in screen after I plug in a USB-cable from Thinkpad Display Link. How to avoid this?
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xrandr showing mini display ports as DVI

I have two displays connected to my HP laptop via USB-C dock where the monitors are plugged in over mDP cables. But they don't work. xrandr seems to recognize both connections, but lists them as DVI ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 DisplayLink high cpu usage

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and now my multi-monitor setup with DisplayLink is no longer working properly. CPU usage is almost at 100% all the time where DisplayLinkManager is using about 80% ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - DisplayLink not working (any more)

In Ubuntu 18.04 displaylink did not work. I fixed it using a Ask-Ubuntu thread (unfortunately not sure which one) After a long time I use Display Link again and it is not working any more. How to fix ...
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Displaylink adapter not showing full resolution options available in 18.04

When I upgraded from 16.04 -> 18.04 the monitor attached to my displaylink adapter stopped outputting in 1080p. The only options available for it now are 1024x768 and 800x600. Also, I cannot put the ...
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Internet stopped working via USB after sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I am using ubuntu 16.04. To connect with external monitor and internet via USB, I had installed displaylink driver. It was working fine until I had run command sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get ...
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What's the most reliable port for adding an external monitor?

I'm doing purchasing research to buy a new laptop. I want to connect two external monitors. Every laptop I've seen contains one HDMI port, so that's one covered. Some devices also have VGA, but ...
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Setting up a DisplayLink display on Ubuntu Core running on a Pi3

I am trying to get a DisplayLink (USB monitor Lilliput UM70) running on a Pi3-B. Currently, it is running Ubuntu Core, but I can switch to something else if it makes more sense to run something like ...
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Problem with an external monitor and ethernet connection plugged into a displaylink on ubuntu 18.04

I upgraded my ubuntu distribution from 16.04 to 18.04. On 16.04, an external monitor (VGA plug) and the ethernet connection were working well. Since the upgrade, I obtain very strange behavior of the ...
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Displaylink USB monitor on Lubuntu 18.04

System is an old Acer Aspire One running Lubuntu 18.04. Hoping to use an AOC e1649Fwu USB monitor as 2nd display. This page says the latest Displaylink driver (4.2) works with 16.04 + 17.10 -- no ...
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USB 3 Video Adapter

Is this supported on recent versions of Ubuntu? The description says Windows-only, and that it doesn't work on Mac, but makes no mention of Linux. There's also not any mention of a manufacturer. I'...
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Second monitor won't work (via DisplayLink dock)

I am trying to install WavLink's docking station (WL-UG93DK3) using DisplayLink's instructions, as directed from the WavLink website. I'm following the instructions perfectly, and when running the ....
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Multiple monitors via Dell DisplayLink not working in 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 (was using Elementary OS before) on my Dell Latitude, which has two monitors connected via a DisplayLink dock. I managed to get three screen (laptop screen + two external)...
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Can't boot ubuntu 17.10 with usb displaylink monitor?

My usb displaylink monitor works if I have already booted ubuntu with an hdmi monitor plugged into my GTX 1070. However, if I try booting with just my displaylink monitor plugged in, nothing appears ...
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DisplayLink 1.4 and Ubuntu 17.10 on XPS-13 laptop, not seeing monitor

I've followed the instructions that I've found on this site and others, but still not seeing output (except the AOC startup logo) on the monitor. tac@tac-xps13:~/Downloads$ lsusb -d 17e9: Bus 002 ...
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Triple Display setup - cursor flickering

I have Kubuntu 16.04 installed on a Lenovo Yoga 460 with two external monitors connected via hdmi. Everything works good so far. But when switching on the second monitor, the mouse cursor flickers ...
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My displayLink stays black screen

I have ubuntu 16.04 LTS when I connect my docking station to use my two monitors connected to it they stay with the black screen and I can only see the mouse pointer, if I try to pass a window does ...
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AOC I2269VW Driver Dell 5500

I am trying to get my new AOC I2269VW monitor to work with my Dell 5500. I tried installing this driver, but the screen still does not come on. http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/ubuntu It ...
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Second display(displaylink USB) not updating right in ubuntu 17.10

I'm still a bit new to Ubuntu, I've got an Asus MD169B+ USB monitor that uses the DisplayLink driver and I've got a 1050 ti in my laptop. After a bit of fiddling I've got the driver to work but now I'...
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What displaylink driver is bundled with Ubuntu?

I am working on a solution that is using a DisplayLink touch monitor (ELO 0700L). Ubuntu 16.04 desktop detected this monitor without any need to install the official DisplayLink driver. My solution is ...
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17.10 Display Settings - Missing Apply Button

Just upgraded from 17.04 to 17.10 on a Dell laptop with a DisplayLink dock. I've reinstalled the latest 1.4 DisplayLink drivers - but I'm not sure this is a DisplayLink issue (Maybe it is). I'm also ...
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External USB monitor not working

I recently bought an external monitor AOC E1659FWU. In my possession I have a Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have downloaded the driver from http://support.displaylink.com/...
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Ubuntu Gnome (w/ Wayland) - install desktop with X?

UPDATE: Ubuntu 18.04 is back to X with an Ubuntood version of Gnome which can be replaced with the stock version using sudo apt install vanilla-gnome-desktop I have a System76 laptop with Ubuntu ...
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Failed to build EVDI installing DisplayLink driver

I have a serious issue when installing a DispalyLink driver, specifically a Dell DA100 Adapter, on my Dell XPS 13 9360. I downloaded and unpacked the Displaylink driver from the official website. ...
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Failed to build EVDI installink displaylink drivers (even though already in 16.04) [duplicate]

I am having a similar problem to this post: Failed to build EVDI installing dispalylink drivers (when installing a Dell Adapter DA100) as in fact my output is sudo ./displaylink-driver-1.3.54.run [...
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failed to build evdi installing displaylink drivers

So i'm trying to install this driver to enable displaylink. On 12.04 It warned that my kernel was outdated, so I installed the 3.14 kernel. It then passed the kernel check, but failed at building evdi ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 I-tec DisplayLink Adapter

I have little problem to make DisplayLink work correctly. When I moving mouse my all screens lagging. Selected prime is Intel on Nvidia DisplayLink not working. On Windows it works perfect. 1 laptop ...
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Screen Display in Ubuntu (with DisplayLink adapter)

Since a while ago I wanted to use my laptop with 2 more screens (3 screens in total). I recently bought an USB to VGA adapter in order to set up the third one but apparently it only works on Windows. ...
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What is a DLM upstart job and how to start it in order to run displaylink successfully?

I know displaylink is now available for ubuntu 16.04. So I bought an AOC usb monitor, and I was trying to install the driver following the instruction of his link: http://support.displaylink.com/...
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Can't install displaylink driver with current kernel

I tried downloading this driver to make an external usb-c dock with displaylink work. Unfortunately installing it I get this error message sudo ./displaylink-driver-1.2.65.run [sudo] password di ...
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Using USB3 DisplayLink Monitor With Ubuntu 16.04

I recently purchased an AOC e1759Fwu USB monitor. I installed the latest DisplayLink Ubuntu drivers via the DisplayLink website (driver 1.2.65). Did a lot of troubleshooting, but I still cannot get ...
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Has Anyone Seen or Fixed Sluggishness?

I upgraded my XPS-13 (9350) from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 16.10 and added the latest DisplayLink driver so that I can connect a HannStar 27" display via the D1000 docking station. The upgrade was probably ...
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DisplayPort with Targus 2k Dock and Dell E6230

I am using a Targus 2k dock with my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. After installing the displayport drivers the targus dock was able to work with my laptop and connect me to my two external monitors. The ...
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xrandr --scale does not work on DisplayLink outputs

Can anyone confirm/deny that xrandr --scale has no effect on DisplayLink outputs?
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Why doesn't work Displaylink?

I installed displayLink, following in detail, the instructions of this page But, doesn't work. Appanrently in my pc, all it's ok. Displaylink device: Lenovo Enhanced USB Port Replicator usb 2.0. ...