#StackBounty: #drivers #usb #multiple-monitors #displaylink How to use displaylink adapter with ubuntu 18.4.4

Bounty: 100

I have installed the ubuntu driver software for display link adapter and followed the instructions at:


However, Whenever I connect my usb 3.0 to dvi/vga adapter – ubuntu does not recognise a screen is attached.

I am using the following adapter:


The adapter does appear when using the

yields the result:
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 17e9:430f DisplayLink

So I know that it has recognised the displaylink on the USB bus.

I have also run the DL support Tool found at:


I have been trying for weeks to get this working and it’s really frustrating – hopefully someone can help me out here, I just want to be able to use another monitor via my usb3.0 port and purchased this Kensington adapter to do so – but alas it’s not working.

If anyone can give me some advice or help I would be grateful!

I am using ubuntu 18.4.4 for reference.

I did cross post this on the actual displaylink forum but stuck for help at the moment!

Get this bounty!!!

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