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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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DisplayLink (ASUS MB16AH) USB-C device not recognised

A brand-new ASUS ZenScreen MB16AH bought as a replacement for an older USB screen does not want to connect via USB-C. All the s/w is at its latest for the time of writing: OS: Ubuntu 22.04 Kernel: 5....
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Hi everyone, I'm trying reinstall DisplayLink in 20.04 LTS

I'm a Linux/Ubuntu virgin, only been using Linux for a few weeks. I originally installed the driver for my Wavlink USB docking station, and up until the weekend, I haven't had any issues until my ...
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Error installing Community DisplayLink drivers Ubuntu 20.04

I am having an issue installing the drivers for the Community DisplayLink https://github.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian I'm specifically failing when the evdi package has to be built on the kernel ...
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Fail to install dkms, librm-dev for DisplayLink drivers to implement USB-C multi-monitors

I've been stuck on this for about 2 days What I'm trying to do is update my Ubuntu 20.04 so that I can use DisplayLink in my USB-C Gen1 so that I can use more than one monitor since my laptop only has ...
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Display link dock does not work in Ubuntu 20.04

I bought the HP travel dock that has Display Link and it does not display video when connecting the HDMI cable. Here are some infos: lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 17e9:4352 DisplayLink 4-Port ...
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Wavlink is not working on the Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS - USB-C to HDMI Dual Display Adapter

I am trying to use two monitors on Ubuntu 20.04.4 with the wavlink UG7602HC USB3.0/USB-C to HDMI Dual Display Adapter (Model: WL-UG7602HC): $ uname -a Linux 5.13.0-27-generic Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Why Does My Docking Station Cause Ubuntu to Shutdown and Reboot?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E-5470. I want to use a docking station so that I have a dual-monitor setup. I have tried the D3100 and Plugable UD-6950H stations, respectively. Both ...
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How to install DisplayLink driver in Xubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

This is the DisplayLink driver downloaded and extracted in my computer. https://imgur.com/FoO6mBc.png I'd like to install by following this instruction . But I could not install. https://imgur.com/...
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DisplayLink and USB cut off

I run Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T580. The notebook is connected to an i-Tec DisplayLink docking station. All USB peripherals (mouse, keyboard, etc.) and 2 monitors (HDMI) are connected to the ...
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Displaylink lag - known problem with workaround to switch to Wayland?

I'm trying to set up a two external monitor setup on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS 64 bit. I'm plugging in the two monitors via an HDMI port (which has always worked) and a USB 3.0 to HDMI port (which is the ...
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screens keep switching display port names/numbers – how to configure settings?

I have a notebook (Lenovo Thinkpad T14) running Ubuntu 21.10 (and another similar one running Ubuntu 20.4) with Xfce4 (aka XUbuntu) and a Thinkpad USB-C docking station, to which I've connected two ...
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Ubuntu Settings freezing when setting up 3 monitors after NVIDIA driver installation

I installed Displaylink and successsfully set up 3 additional monitors in Ubuntu 20. Then I installed the NVIDIA driver for RTX 2060 with sudo apt install nvidia-driver-440. However, I had to reboot ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Black screen on login with Displaylink Driver

I have a problem with displaylink driver on Ubuntu. Whenever I turn on my PC (cold boot doesn't change anything) if the display link hub is plugged in, Ubuntu just shows a black screen instead of the ...
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Is it possible to connect an ubuntu laptop to a USB-C docking station over a USB-C to USB-A adapter and get signal in the monitors?

I have a Dell WD15 docking station, and one of my laptops is a bit older so it does not have a USB-c port. When connecting that hp laptop (Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS) I get the usb and audio connections, but ...
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Docking Station - Monitors Not Showing

I am trying to get my laptop working through my Lenovo docking station (https://www.lenovo.com/gb/en/accessories-and-monitors/docking/usb-docks-universal-cable-docks/Thinkpad-USB-C-Dock/p/40A90090UK) ...
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External monitors not detected after upgrading to Ubuntu 21.10 (Connected via ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 21.10 and now, as the title suggests, my external monitors are no longer detected when connected via the hybrid USB-A cable from the ThinkPad dock ...
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DisplayLink driver not detecting monitors in 21.10

I know it is very new but I upgraded to 21.10 this weekend. After the update I downloaded the latest DisplayLink driver from here: https://www.synaptics.com/products/displaylink-graphics/downloads/...
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DisplayLink USB monitor detected by laptop, but the monitor doesn't get signal

I've gone through a bunch of similar questions (and there certainly are quite a few), but none seem to have quite the same issues that I am having. Hence this question. I am trying to connect two ...
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Driver installation Asus MB16ACE not working

I am on ubuntu 20.04 and installing the driver of my asus zenscreen mb16ace. I installed the .run file but the screen still doesn't work. I try to reboot still nothing, I ran **systemctl start dlm....
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Having issues installing DisplayLink on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently setup DisplayLink on Ubuntu 20.04 laptop. I'm able to use my other peripherals, but I cannot get my monitors to be recognized. There's not a lot of documentation and I would appreciate any ...
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Displaylink driver does not work since last update on August 15th 2021, after update and display config changes -> System freezes

[UPDATE] I also tried the Displaylink driver version 5.3.1 from 5th of may 2020. No Monitors externally are detected! So less functionality! I tried this version as well, 'cuz I installed the last ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 multiple monitor issues

This issue has only happened recently, before my setup was great. I was able to have 2 external monitors and have my laptop closed. Now when I have the monitors connected and working with my docking ...
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No sound while using displaylink Ubuntu 20.04

New install Ubuntu 20.04. Hello, While my displaylink is plugged in I lose audio. The output device setting is blank and I can not select it. The monitors and mouse work fine. I can unplug the display ...
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Signing DisplayLink USB modules in Ubuntu 20.04 to show monitors while keeping Secure Boot Active

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and I installed drivers for DisplayLink USB so I can detect my two external monitors. Drivers installed are displaylink-driver-5.4.0-55.153.run. Disabling Secure Boot with mokutils ...
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Displaylink Laggy Displayport-screens in Ubuntu 20.04.2 TLS KDE Plasma Ryzen 4700u

When attaching my HP Probook 635 Aero G7 to a Displaylink HP USB-C/A Universal Dock G2 the attached monitors using Displayport are extremely laggy. The Laptop-Screen and HDMI-Display are fine. System ...
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Displaylink ryzen 7 pro 5850U Ubuntu 21.04 very slow?

I tried installing Ubuntu 20.04 but after the install the computer always got stuck on the Lenovo boot screen (probably something with the relatively new cpu I guess?) After that I tried installing ...
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One of my DisplayLink monitors only shows vertical stripes and cursor

I have my Dell G5 laptop running Ubuntu 21.04 connected to a Dell D6000 dock. I have a Lenovo monitor attached that works just fine, and an HP monitor that doesn't. It just has vertical stripes and my ...
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Repetitive evdi compile error in /var/log/syslog

The series of messages listed below just repeats over and over in /var/log/syslog. I'm running Xubuntu 21.04 on a Dell Latitude 7390, and using a Dell D6000 dock with DisplayLink. Jun 11 17:43:30 ...
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How to force my system to use the nvidia GPU with nouveau instead of the intel GPU?

I have a laptop with an Nvidia GTX 1650 and an intel UHD Graphics 630. I have not installed the closed source drivers for the nvidia card because they are not compatible with displaylink (sidenote: ...
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Where to find boot log files?

Since updating Kubuntu from 20.10 to 21.04 and my displaylink driver to 5.4 (necessary due to the 5.11 kernel in use on 21.04) my laptop hard freezes (meaning I have to press the power button to shut ...
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Displaylink don't work if I close the lid of my laptop

I'm desperately trying to get my XPS 13 9350 (bios rev. 1.13.0, Ubuntu 20.04, kernel 5.8.0-50-generic) to work with my Dell 6000 dockstation and the two attached -- via displayport -- MSI Optix AG32CQ ...
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Dockingstation resets itself from time to time

I am a linux user for some years now. I have set with Xubuntu on my private laptop (ThinkPad X390) for my daily use and I am really happy with it. I got a nice homeoffice setup by my employer with two ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 + DisplayLink three screens

I have a Dell XPS 13 9310 laptop that's connected to Dell WD19B docking station. I Have three screens connected to the dock + the laptops screen, and for some reason all screens are detected and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 displaylink patch for xorg

https://bugs.launchpad.net/xorg-server/+bug/1875015 Can anyone tell me if this problem is fixed or will be fixed soon. Currently I reload the patch supplied by Displaylink for 20.04 https://www....
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Dell docking station (D3100) not detecting monitors on 20.4.1

I installed Ubuntu 20.4 which has connected (via USB 2.0) a Dell Docking Station Model D3100 which has two Dell HP 2311x monitors hooked into it. I have installed DisplayLink with all updates and ...
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High CPU Load with Display Link Docks -> alternatives

Is there any docking station that supports 2 external screens which does not use the DisplayLink chipset? On different laptops we have the problem of very high CPU load with DisplayLink drivers and ...
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Monitors not detected using a Dell DisplayLink docker even after installing the driver for 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on an HP Elitebook x360 830 G6. I have been wanting to display two monitors through a Dell DisplayLink docking station. I installed the 5.3.1 version of the DisplayLink ...
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Displaylink driver do not work after kernel upgrade

I updated my kernel to 5.4.0-42-genericafter that my docking station do not work anymore. So I try to reinstall my drivers and get following message. Verifying archive integrity... 100% All good. ...
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Problems Installing Display Link on Ubuntu 20.04

Hello im having problems trying to install display link on Ubuntu. Im using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ,Kernel Linux 5.4.0-40-generic Here are the instructions im trying to follow. https://support.displaylink....
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D6000 Dock with Displaylink DisplayPort output not working

I have a Dell D6000 docking station which I am using with an Ubuntu 20.04 laptop. At present only the HDMI output is working, the displayport outputs does not work as intended (it does not detect the ...
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Night Light not working on external monitor (through DisplayLink dock)

I have a 2019 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 connected to Dell D6000 docking station and using Dell SE2719HR secondary monitor. The dock uses DisplayLink technology, for all it matters. My Ubuntu version is ...
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How to use displaylink adapter with ubuntu 18.4.4

I have installed the ubuntu driver software for display link adapter and followed the instructions at: https://support.displaylink.com/know...on-legacy-ubun However, Whenever I connect my usb 3.0 to ...
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Help in downgrading xserver-xorg-core and xserver-xorg-common on ubuntu `18.04` LTS

Latest version of display link drivers and xserver slows down external displays to 1 frame per second, if the built-in display is closed. The issues is described and discussed in length over here. As ...
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Displaylink driver installation fails on Ubuntu 18.04

I have been trying to connect an extra monitor through the DVI port of ThinkPad USB 3 Pro docking station (which has a DisplayLink label) with a Lenovo IdeaPad L340 which has Ubuntu 18.04. All other ...
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lm_lid doesn't run when lid closed

I have an xps 15 7590 laptop with ubuntu 20.4 and I'm using a displaylink driver that has a problem that when the laptop lid is closed the computer become so laggy it's unusable: https://github.com/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Boot Fail after DisplayLink Driver Installed HP Spectre

I had been running Xubuntu on version 18.04 on my HP Spectre 15. I was using a USB-C dock to connect the laptop to my other monitors with the DisplayLink driver installed. This was working fine. I ...
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Google Chrome won't open .URL extension files Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I recently tried to open a URL link I saved onto my desktop by double-clicking it, but it will not open correctly. If I DRAG & DROP the file into chrome works fine. The file is saved with a ".url" ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 DisplayLink 4K issues

1) When I boot my machine in Ubuntu 18.04, I have issues detecting the mouse and keyboard if they are connected to the DisplayLink box; eventually I'm suddenly logged out and it is detected from that ...
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USB Dock (Pluggable UD3900) video stopped working

Been using a Pluggable UD3900 (displaylink chipset) for over two years without issues. Today, the video out stopped working. Checked all cables and tried a windows laptop - the dock is working as ...
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How to install Nouveau driver on 19.10 and use DisplayLink

I'm trying to get DisplayLink work on Ubuntu 19.10 for the dual DisplayLink i-tec USB3 to Dual-HDMI device (to have 2 external displays by USB3). I have posted some log and opened an issue at GitHUB. ...
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