DisplayLink kernel framebuffer performance

There are three codelines of Linux DisplayLink kernel frambuffer drivers currently in use: udlfb (Roberto De Ioris), which is in the Linux kernel staging tree of 2.6.31 and later, and is enabled by default in some recent distros (Ubuntu 9.10). Capable of working with all DisplayLink devices. displaylink-mod (Roberto De Ioris), which adds dynamic mode […]

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Plug and Play Multiseat Talk Given at Linux Plumbers Conference 2009

The video of the talk mentioned in this previous post, is now online (recently moved from the Linux Foundation site, to youtube in 4 parts). Covering: The potential of USB multiseat Some background and earlier work Live demo of USB multiseat with three Plugable devices Walkthrough of the multiseat scripts for Ubuntu 9.04 (available here) […]

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Windows 7 Driver Installation

Windows 7 has now officially launched, and it has significantly improved driver download and installation via Windows Update. Here’s the result when you connect the Plugable universal laptop docking station to a completely fresh Windows 7 system: Windows automatically finds, downloads, and installs drivers for all the devices on the dock — the built-in USB […]

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Plug and play multiseat presentation

In getting more background from this talk, it was great to review the videos on ndiyo.org and displaylink.org with all the history and background on the concept of low-cost multiseat.  Didn’t want too much history in slides, but it will come up verbally, and it’s a rich and interesting history. The one comment the presentation […]

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