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Bug#920437: ITP: displaylink -- Proprietary driver for DisplayLink devices

On Fri, 2019-01-25 at 14:22 +0100, Hanno Stock wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Hanno Stock <opensource@hanno-stock.de>
> * Package name    : displaylink
>   Version         : 4.4
>   Upstream Author : DisplayLink (UK) Ltd.
> * URL             : https://www.displaylink.com/downloads
> * License         : proprietary
>   Programming Lang: binary
>   Description     : Proprietary driver for DisplayLink devices
> This is the proprietary binary component of the driver for DisplayLink
> devices. It communicates via libusb with the DisplayLink device and uses
> the opensource evdi kernel module for presenting a virtual graphics
> device to the system.

Please consider choosing a more specific package name.  Since we have
free drivers for some DisplayLink devices, we should encourage users to
use those where possible.


Ben Hutchings
Always try to do things in chronological order;
it's less confusing that way.

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