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[F25] DisplayLink's drivers

asked 2017-01-11 13:19:00 +0000

simalps gravatar image

Hello there,

I have a Dell XPS 13 9360 with installed Fedora 25 and kernel version 4.8.15-300.fc25.x86_64.

I have tried to connect an external monitor with the Dell DA100 and D3100 docking which both come with a DisplayLink's chipset. Both of them do not work even if I tried to install the driver from https://github.com/displaylink-rpm/di...

Do you have any idea or experience on where to see what's going wrong, please?


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I do believe that as of this reply DisplayLink is not working with Wayland, which is the default for Fedora 25 unless you've changed it. I am not 100% certain but I think it may be due to evdi compatibility? I am still reading up on this issue myself. Try switching to xorg from the login screen, then try using the rpms from displaylink-rpm.

davidcastellani ( 2017-01-25 07:04:39 +0000 )edit

UPDATE: I tried following my own advice, Fedora 25 Cinnamon/Gnome via xorg Kernel 4.9.5-200.fc25.x8664 Dell D3100, to no avail. I used fedora-25-displaylink-1.3.43-1.x86 64.rpm from https://github.com/displaylink-rpm/di... . EVDI is installed, and displaylink.service is running. I can see in the logs that it sees my two displays plugged into the D3100 but does not present them under Settings > Displays.

I'll keep trying to figure this out, as I want to use my D3100 with my workstation and laptop, both running Fedora 25.

davidcastellani ( 2017-01-26 03:17:19 +0000 )edit

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answered 2017-01-12 16:28:05 +0000

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I spent weeks trying to get the Display Link working on the XPS15. in the end I found the only way to get my twin monitors working was to use the Dell WD15 USB-C Dock. And it works great with FC25 the only OS installed on my XPS15.

Sorry I cant be more help.

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I confirm that the Dell WD15 works fine. I tried to dig a little bit more with the others two devices but nothing. Thanks!

simalps ( 2017-01-17 09:40:32 +0000 )edit

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