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Old 03-18-2021, 06:00 PM   #1
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Exclamation DisplayLink won't install on kernel 5.11

DisplayLink installation on kernel 5.11 (latest in Ubuntu Hirsuite, due out in April), fails as evdi-dkms fails to build with this kernel. See this Launchpad entry for details...
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Old 03-21-2021, 10:59 PM   #2
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Fedora 32 Workstation just broke with kernel 5.11.7-100.fc32.x86_64. Rebuilding the RPM fails.
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Old 03-22-2021, 10:39 AM   #3
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I suspect this will affect any distro running 5.11...
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Old 03-24-2021, 06:00 PM   #4
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https://github.com/DisplayLink/evdi/pull/269

dkms install working again

My machine however still wont recognize the displayport screen
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Old 03-24-2021, 10:17 PM   #5
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Good news that progress is happening. Think I'll wait for the final DisplayLink release before re-installing - I can just about manage with only 2 monitors until then! :-)
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Old 04-06-2021, 10:10 AM   #6
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Fixed in DisplayLink 5.4...

Installed and working on Ubuntu 21.04 (beta) with kernel 5.11

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