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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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Install DisplayLink drivers on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, fix the square around mouse error and use non accelerated drivers instead nvidia/amd ones

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and would like to install the DisplayLink drivers so that I can use various DisplayLink peripherals and I tried some official passages but I'm gettin a ...
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Dell D6000 Docking station issues in Ubuntu

I humbly seek assistance with my DEll D6000 docking station. I am unable to install displaylink-drivers because it conflicts with evdi install. I'm unable to uninstall evdi because it appears to be ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 DisplayLink driver issue after upgrade from 22.04

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 22.04 to 23.10 and the display links on my docking stations don't work anymore. I have a Dell D3100 and a D-link DUB-M810 and the issue is the same with both. I reinstalled ...
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ViewSonic Monitor with DisplayLInk Docking Station not working

I'm using a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 10th gen to connect to a DisplayLink docking station. The docking station is, in turn, connected to two ViewSonic monitors. I have used this exact same setup in the past ...
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Problem connecting a third monitor via the USB port of the Dell D6000 dock in Ubuntu 20.04. Only recognizes audio input

I have a Dell dock and I can't connect a third monitor via the Dell dock to the USB port on the notebook (Dell too) with Ubuntu 20.04, but curiously it only recognizes the monitor as an audio input ...
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Installing displaylink-driver on Ubuntu 20.04: unmet dependency `evdi`

I'm trying to follow my own installation instructions here: USB to HDMI adapter that works with Ubuntu. They work great on Ubuntu 22.04, but not 20.04. On 20.04 when I do the sudo apt install ...
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USB 2.0 UGA (displaylink) not working on ubuntu 22.04

I performed the installation following the steps on the official displaylink website, but the device does not work. When I look for lsusb, the device shows as connected, but the monitor gives no ...
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Can't install Synaptics displaylink-driver on Ubuntu 22.04

Can't install the Displaylink driver from Synaptics https://www.synaptics.com/products/displaylink-graphics/downloads/ubuntu Below has a warning message dpkg: warning: files list file for package '...
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Unable to Enable Night Light (Blue Light Filter) on External Monitor via Docking Station in Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 in conjunction with my Docking Station ICY BOX USB-C Docking Station (11-in-1) for 2 Monitors (2x DisplayPort), 4K 60Hz, 6-fach USB 3.0 HUB, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, Schwarz, ...
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Trouble with USB-C to HDMI

I am trying to connect two external monitors to my laptop via a Selore&S-Global USB C to Dual HDMI Adapter. It works reasonably well with Windows (after a couple of initial disconnect/reconnect ...
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Lag with dual external monitors when primary display disabled on 22.04

The setup ran fine (18.04) before my upgrade to 22.04. It is a Lenovo Thinkpad with a DisplayLink USB-C dock with two external monitors connected. Nvidia info: TU117GLM [Quadro T2000 Mobile / Max-Q] ...
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Is it possible to downgrade an LUX encrypted Ubuntu 22.10 to 22.04 LTS

I want to go back to LTS version of Ubuntu for display driver an personal reasons on my lenovo thinkpad that has an LUX encrypted HDD. However. Booting with an Ubuntu installation USB. I can't select ...
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Update from 20.04 to 22.10 - Xorg crashing , suspected displaylink driver issue

I did a stupid last night and updated my laptop very late at night so all of this is on me. I updated ubuntu and restarted only to find Xserver unable to start. It claims this is due to a segmentation ...
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Struggling with DisplayLink all day - now I cannot gain access to X11 at all - how to reset things?

Not sure what I did but I get "Failed to start DisplayLink Driver Service". I had tried to remove it (in recovery mode) but it seems Networking does not work in recovery mode (even if I ...
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Displaylink not detecting monitor

The machine I'm using runs Ubuntu 22.04. The screenshot below shows the details of the machine itself. I want to connect it to the Dell 3100 docking station. I have installed and tested both ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: sudo modprobe evdi failed: ERROR: could not insert 'evdi': Exec format error

Are you using the latest driver? yes. its 5.6 Are you using the latest EVDI version? yes. 1.11.0 If you are using a DisplayLink device, have you checked 'troubleshooting' on DisplayLink's website? ...
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Displaylink installation problem dependecies with libc6 and kernel 5.18

I fell into a rabbit-hole and I am even not sure where I lost the track. The issue started today morning when I connected my docking station via USB-C to my Dell Latitude 5491 with Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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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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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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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://i.sstatic.net/p7hd2.png I'd like to install by following this instruction . But I could not install. https://i.sstatic....
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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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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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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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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 dock 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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