USB Display Technology Heading for Linux

Article Source LinuxDevices
May 15, 2009, 11:30 am

Linux users should soon be able to use USB-connected monitors that incorporate DisplayLink’s chips. DisplayLink has released Linux versions of its USB monitor source code under LGPL, and has partnered with Novell and the Linux Driver Project to develop drivers for desktops and mobile devices.

DisplayLink‚Äôs chips are embedded in a growing number of USB-connected monitors, such as Mimo Monitors’ little Mimo 710, enabling one or more high resolution displays to be connected via a standard USB 2.0 port. The technology is also found in universal docking stations, projectors, and adapters, says DisplayLink…