I had several problems to put this to work under Linux as you will see next. Regarding the nvidia card, I recommend only the nvidia driver as recommended. Last edited by edoardo. A bug report has been submitted, here. DisplayLink technology does not install any hardware on the USB host device, therefore a driver must be installed. DisplayLink reserves the right to make technical changes to its products as part of its development program, and features are subject to change without notice. As a Newbie, I am permanently searching online for articles that can be of assistance to me.

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Is there anyway to load the udlfb driver as a module? If everything went OK you should be now seeing an limux desktop on a new X session with the displaylink monitor set as primary.

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While the basic network graphics technology can be used on a variety of network interfaces Ethernetand Wi-FiDisplayLink has to date only designed products around USB 2. Intel is the most compatible, providing decent results under lunux configurations. Below is the latest download from DisplayLink for Ubuntu distributions.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Regular SW updates means a lifetime of performance updates. This release has been prepared to be compatible with Ubuntu. There is no support for Windows RT versions. This info is really great.

Retrieved 28 May New USB device strings: You can write to a sysfs file typically with a udev rule, linuz it happens each boot. Install nvidia-driver; reboot 2.

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That said, it is possible to get things working in limited scenarios for USB 2. Starting DisplayLink Manager Service Quentin Stafford-FraserMartin King.

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So recompiling the kernel is almost impossible for me. I will certainly post a link to https: What about support for other Linux distros?

Performance continues to be an issue with DisplayLink on Linux. And we are done! I will most definitely make a link to https: DisplayLink has not created drivers for other packages, however the Ubuntu driver contains an open source component which is designed to be modified to enable the Ubuntu driver to be repackaged for any other Linux distro linu the user community.

Section “ServerLayout” Identifier “X. To do that lets create a new X session, issue the following: This is an update from the prev post: InNewnham Research launched its first commercially available product in partnership with the Kensington Computer Products Group: This site uses cookies.