DisplayLink driver installer for Debian/Ubuntu based Linux distributions.
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davidmhewitt and AdnanHodzic Add support for elementary OS Juno
I've tested this with a Dell DA100 displaylink adapter and the Juno beta (from http://developer.elementary.io) and can confirm it works.
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DisplayLink driver installer for Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, Elementary OS, Mint, Kali and Deepin Linux.


DisplayLink releases its drivers only for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS, supported Linux kernel versions are 3.19 and 4.4.


displaylink-debian allows seamless install/uninstall of the official DisplayLink drivers on Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu, elementary OS, and more!

How to run "displaylink-debian"

Repo clone (method 1)

git clone https://github.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian.git

cd displaylink-debian/ && sudo ./displaylink-debian.sh

Download and run script without Git (method 2)

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian/master/displaylink-debian.sh

chmod +x displaylink-debian.sh && sudo ./displaylink-debian.sh


  • displaylink-debian.sh downloads and extracts the contents of the official DisplayLink Ubuntu driver.

  • displaylink-debian.sh modifies the contents of the official installer, displaylink-installer.sh, to suit Debian and other Linux distributions.

  • Install/Uninstall is performed.

  • Supported platforms are:

    • Debian: Jessie 8.0/Stretch 9.0/Sid (unstable)
    • Ubuntu: 14.04 Trusty/15.04 Vivid/15.10 Wily/16.04 Xenial/16.10 Yakkety/17.04 Zesty/17.10 Artful/18.04 Bionic
    • elementary OS: O.3 Freya/0.4 Loki
    • Mint: 15 Olivia/16 Petra/17.3 Rosa/18 Sarah/18.3 Sylvia
    • Kali: kali-rolling/2016.2/2017.3
    • Deepin: 15/15.1/15.1.1/15.2/15.4.1

    Regardless of the kernel version you're using.

Post installation Guide and Troubleshooting

Please refer to the Post Installation Guide for further reference.

Before submitting a bug report in the issue tracker, please make sure to read: Troubleshooting most common issues.