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Old 07-19-2020, 08:35 AM   #1
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Default Linux Mint 20 failed to install displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34

Hello,

I upgraded system to Linux Mint 20 and tried to install the latest displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34. Unfortunately the installation failed:

Code:
x@y:~/Downloads$ sudo ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run
Verifying archive integrity...  100%   All good.
Uncompressing DisplayLink Linux Driver 5.3.1.34  100%  
DisplayLink Linux Software 5.3.1.34 install script called: 
Distribution discovered: Linux Mint 20
logname: no login name
Failed to get session path: No session 'SESSION' known

Installing

[ Installing EVDI ]
[[ Installing EVDI DKMS module ]]
Error! DKMS tree already contains: evdi-1.7.0
You cannot add the same module/version combo more than once.
EVDI DKMS module already installed.
[[ Installing module configuration files ]]
[[ Installing EVDI library ]]
cc -I../module -std=gnu99 -fPIC    -c -o evdi_lib.o evdi_lib.c
In file included from evdi_lib.c:5:
/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/9/include/stdint.h:9:16: fatal error: stdint.h: No such file or directory
    9 | # include_next <stdint.h>
      |                ^~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated.
make: *** [<builtin>: evdi_lib.o] Error 1
ERROR: Failed to build evdi/5.3.1.34 library.
Can somebody help?

Thanks in advance.
Highbeta

Last edited by highbeta; 07-19-2020 at 05:26 PM.
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Old 07-29-2020, 10:33 PM   #2
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I was able to get past this issue on my Linux Mint 20 machine by installing the following:

Code:
sudo apt-get install libc6-dev
Then I re-ran the ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run script and it worked.
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Old 08-03-2020, 06:17 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by JewbixCube View Post
I was able to get past this issue on my Linux Mint 20 machine by installing the following:

Code:
sudo apt-get install libc6-dev
Then I re-ran the ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run script and it worked.
Awesome, that worked. Thank you!
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Old 08-07-2020, 06:03 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by JewbixCube View Post
I was able to get past this issue on my Linux Mint 20 machine by installing the following:

Code:
sudo apt-get install libc6-dev
Then I re-ran the ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run script and it worked.
Can someone please help me. I'm NOT a linux user and I find this OS VERY FRUSTRATING!!!
I tried to double click on the Displaylink driver file, it ran and then stopped after about 15 minutes. I tried to run it in terminal, but I get "Command Not Found"
here's the terminal results:
sudo ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run
sudo: ./displaylink-driver-5.3.1.34.run: command not found
Why is everything in this OS so damned difficult? Does MS own double click and a software gets installed? Jeeez
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Old 08-09-2020, 08:59 PM   #5
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I have tried this solution and it did not work.

I completely installed displaylink.
I completely installed xserver
I rebooted
I updated libc6-dev and was told by the system the latest version was already iunstalled
I installed displaylink without any error.

My 2 external displays are not seen.

Lenovo Carbon X1
Thinkpad USB 3 dock
Linux Mint 20
This configuration worked before my latest Linux update

Anyone else have any suggestions?
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