Thee DocKtor is recommending the latest release of DisplayLink software version 1.0.335 for Ubuntu Linux Desktop versions 15.10, 14.04.04, and 14.04.02. The software is available from the Targus support sites and the Targus UDS product pages i.e. here.
Targus has validated this software on various platforms and combinations of external devices and monitors. If you have any issues or notice in degradation in system performance or quality, please let Thee DocKtor know by posting a reply to this blog.
- Extract the
.runfile from the .zip file.
- Make the
.runfile executable by right clicking on the file and choose “Properties”.
Check the “Allow executing file as a program” box.
- Install the DKMS framework from a Terminal using the command
sudo apt-get install dkms
- Execute the DisplayLink
.runfile using the Terminal, by cding to the directory containing the
.runfile and running the command
sudo ./displaylink-driver-1.0.335.run(where xxxx is the version number)
- The DisplayLink software should install as shown below.
- You can now connect and may need to reconnect your DisplayLink products to the computer.