Linux USB 3.0 monitors ...

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Linux USB 3.0 monitors ...

Postby Albretch » 2018-07-01 00:47

I don't quite get what "Plugable"'s problem with Linux is.
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Plugable USB 3.0 to VGA / DVI / HDMI Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 2048x1152 / 1920x1080 (Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 7, XP)
They say they won't ever support Linux.

Isn't this just a USB 3.0 device which internally does the protocol switching or is it done via a software driver?

If it is done via a software driver, multi-seat enthusiasts would greatly benefit from such a driver.

Or, do you know of more Linux-friendly hardware manufacturers selling such multi-port devices?

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Re: Linux USB 3.0 monitors ...

Postby kevinthefixer » 2018-07-01 20:38

Plugable uses the cheapest chips they can get for whatever gadget they're building today. If the chip manufacturer(s) support Linux, like my cute little microscope, great--if not, TS.
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