DisplayLink Dock Driver

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This package contains the DisplayLink Dock driver for Dell SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Docking Station D3100/D3000/D1000, Universal Dock D6000,Universal Dock UD22, Universal Dongle DA100, and Dell MKS14 monitor stand. DisplayLink dock driver helps your operating system to communicate with the external monitor when it is connected through a dock. It provides production quality support for DisplayLink USB 3.0 devices on specific variants of desktop Ubuntu Linux. The driver enables video support for products using DisplayLink USB 3.0 technology. Standard native Ubuntu drivers provide support for DisplayLink audio and Ethernet interfaces.

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Fixes & Enhancements

- Added preliminary support for kernel 5.18.
- Added support for Ubuntu 22.04.
- Improved the performance of the dock Ethernet port.
- Enhanced the stability of the DisplayLink 6000 series Dock.
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5.6.0-59.176, A01

Release date

13 May 2022

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File Name: NR-152011-LS-2_DisplayLink_Ubuntu_5.6.0_Software.zip
File Size: 16.12 MB
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To install the release, from a terminal window, with root permissions use the command:
sudo ./displaylink-driver-XXXX.run

The displaylink-driver-XXXX.run is the name of the extracted DisplayLink driver.

The dkms framework is required for installation of DisplayLink. It can be installed with the command: sudo apt-get install dkms

More detailed information about installation can be found at http://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/615714#ubuntu

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