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Connecting to Dell Docks using Macbook

This guide explains how to connect your Macbook to a Dell D6000 docking station

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • IT Administrators
  • SLMS staff
  • Researchers

Please note:  This guide is for use with the Dell D6000 dock only and has been tested on MacOS Monterey and Ventura

1. Download and install the latest DisplayLink Driver for your operating system

2. Once installed, click on the DisplayLink manager icon on the top bar:

Display Link Icon

3. Under ‘Home’ check the box that says ‘Launch automatically after login

Display Link settings

4. Enable ‘Screen Recording’ For DisplayLink Manager under System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Screen Recording

Screen Recording Dialogue Box

5. You should be able to use the Dell Docks in Bidborough House and other sites to extend your diaply to two screens.


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