Displaylink crashes

Displaylink Docking station fails or crashes

In Ubuntu you may face blank screen or monitor goes off for unknown reasons when you connected external monitors using Docking station. These situations mainly occurs when your application trying to use display heavily or hardware stop responding to your app request.

Below approaches solves displaylink crash

System freezes on VLC Media player plays video
  1. Remove vlc from Ubuntu Software App
  2. Reinstall vlc through command
sudo apt-get remove --purge vlc
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get autoclean
sudo apt-get install vlc
Freezes on BitTorrent

For some time using QbitTorrent also makes Displaylink to fail. Use other Torrent apps to work with.

If you are not using these above application then see when this display blank screen issue happens and avoid using apps which create these scenario