Written by Roberto De Ioris (roberto at unbit.it), with help from several others.

Designed to run on top of the displaylink-mod linux kernel framebuffer driver.

Latest version available at http://projects.unbit.it/downloads/udlfb-0.2.3_and_xf86-video-displaylink-0.3.tar.gz Ignore udlfb in this package, and use the latest displaylink-mod kernel framebuffer driver instead (the same X server works on both old and new framebuffer drivers).

To build xf86-driver-displaylink, some notes:

  • ./configure
    • you may need to sudo apt-get install pkg-config and xorg-dev
  • make
  • sudo make install The driver will install to /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/drivers which many distros don't look in. May need to copy/link or configure xorg.conf to look in this location.

This driver has been picked up by Gentoo (x11 overlay) and Ubuntu. Please make any further notes here.

See ?XConfiguration for more information on xorg.conf files which will properly configure this driver and bring it to life.