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talk:howtos:hardware:displaylink [2018/12/11 12:49 (UTC)]
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 ====== Discussion about DisplayLink support in Slackware ====== ====== Discussion about DisplayLink support in Slackware ======
 +Update August 16, 2019
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 +Same issue with the lastest version of the DisplayLink package and Slackware64-current. ​ The only way to have it working is with xorg-server 1.19.6
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 +Regards,
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 +F. Bobbio C. (a.k.a. Akileo)
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 +Update February 26, 2019
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 +DisplayLink package version 5.1.26 with Slackware64-current (kernel version 4.19.25) shows screen with lines of different colors and second monitor does not work with x-org-server packages on 1.20.3 (xorg-server,​ x-org-server-xephyr,​ xorg-server-xnext and xorg-server-xvfb)
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 +Updated to latest package for DisplayLink: ​ https://​www.displaylink.com/​downloads/​file?​id=1304
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 +Updated to latest version of EVDI:  https://​github.com/​DisplayLink/​evdi/​releases/​tag/​v1.6.0
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 +Downgraded to x-org-server packages 1.19.6
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 +Regards,
 +
 +F. Bobbio C. (a.k.a. Akileo)
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 Update December 11, 2018: Update December 11, 2018:
  
-Displaylink ​package version 4.4.24 with Slackware64-current (kernel version 4.19.8) shows screen with lines of different colors and second monitor does not work with x-org-server packages on 1.20.3 (xorg-server,​ x-org-server-xephyr,​ xorg-server-xnext and xorg-server-xvfb) ​+DisplayLink ​package version 4.4.24 with Slackware64-current (kernel version 4.19.8) shows screen with lines of different colors and second monitor does not work with x-org-server packages on 1.20.3 (xorg-server,​ x-org-server-xephyr,​ xorg-server-xnext and xorg-server-xvfb) 
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 +The package downloaded from DisplayLink did not install this time.  I had to repackage the packages using the ones from SBo and evdi packages for 1.5.1: 
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 +https://​www.slackbuilds.org/​repository/​14.2/​system/​evdi/​ 
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 +https://​www.slackbuilds.org/​repository/​14.2/​system/​evdi-kernel/​ 
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 +https://​www.slackbuilds.org/​repository/​14.2/​system/​displaylink/​ 
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 +https://​www.displaylink.com/​downloads/​file?​id=1261 
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 +https://​github.com/​DisplayLink/​evdi/​releases 
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 +with a small modification for the displaylink.SlackBuild
  
 Downgrading all x-org-server packages to 1.19.6 did not work at first. ​ A workaround was to create a script to enable HDMI (without any HDMI monitor plugged in) and then enabling the two monitors, which then worked flawlessly Downgrading all x-org-server packages to 1.19.6 did not work at first. ​ A workaround was to create a script to enable HDMI (without any HDMI monitor plugged in) and then enabling the two monitors, which then worked flawlessly
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 Contents of Monitors.sh Contents of Monitors.sh
-  xrandr --listproviders --setprovideroutputsource 1 0+  xrandr --listproviders --setprovideroutputsource 1 0 --setprovideroutputsource 2 0
   xrandr --output DVI-I-1-1 --auto --output DVI-I-2-2 --auto   xrandr --output DVI-I-1-1 --auto --output DVI-I-2-2 --auto
-  xrandr --output DVI-I-2---pos 1920x0 ​--output DVI-I-1---pos 0x0 --output eDP-1 --pos 3840x312+  xrandr --output DVI-I-1---pos 0x0 --output DVI-I-2---pos 1920x0 ​--output eDP-1 --pos 3840x312
  
  
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 It uses the DisplayLink chipset. ​ I have one at work.  At home I use a regular HDMI cable and an external monitor, which work, even with xorg-server 1.20.0 It uses the DisplayLink chipset. ​ I have one at work.  At home I use a regular HDMI cable and an external monitor, which work, even with xorg-server 1.20.0
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 +Regards,
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 +F. Bobbio C. (a.k.a. Akileo)
  
  

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