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DisplayLink Technology Goes to Linux Users too

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Today DisplayLink is taking steps to bring its USB display technology, formerly only available on Windows and Mac, to Linux. DisplayLink’s chips enable one or more high resolution displays to be connected via the standard, universal USB 2.0 connector. The library released today enables the creation of Linux software – X Servers, drivers, and other applications – which will work with the growing universe of products using DisplayLink technology.
The library is provided under the GNU Lesser General Public License v2 (LGPL), enabling software to be ported by the community to cover the widest possible range of processors, platforms, and applications. This ultimately enables companies to create products which will work on the full variety of Linux devices like netbooks, notebooks, mobile Internet devices, mobile phones, embedded displays, embedded devices, digital signage, and more.


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sweet thats cool for all the people using linux
 

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they sure made a big press release out of something that can be boiled down to "we finally got drivers working in linux"
 

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they sure made a big press release out of something that can be boiled down to "we finally got drivers working in linux"
well shit son!! people love to showboat!
 

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it's nice to see that for netbooks or any other small linux device to get Display support over USB

I smell some USB->Beamer action and maybe some day my fritzbox will feature VGA