EVERYTHING | BETTER THE ALL-NEW M2 GEN 4  

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The Ultimate Linux Systems You’ve Always Wanted

SEE THE REVIEWS   Get the ultimate just-works Linux laptops featuring industry-standard Ubuntu® 22.04 LTS and the beautiful and intuitive KDE desktop.

“... the Focus M2 is a spectacular machine, and arguably the best Linux laptop on the planet.”

Moe Long, TechUp Your Life,
Writer, Editor, Cinephile, and Tech Buff

“The search for a Linux laptop is over.”

Jean-Georges Perrin,
Author of Spark In Action

“With the Focus our researchers don’t need to be DevOps experts ... free live support has been fantastic.”

Gary Passon, Autonomous Vehicle Team Principal
Founder, VectorAero

“The Focus is over twice as fast for NodeJS build times vs W10 WSL2.”

Dean Verleger,
Software Developer

“I have been amazed by the same-day build and spectacular customer service.”

Sergei Golimbievsky,
CEO, Link BioSciences

“A TensorFlow job took 37 hours on my MBP. It takes just 1.5 hours on my Focus.”

Chris Mattmann,
AI Lead, Professor and Scientist

Designed, Engineered, and Supported for Your Success

Near-Zero Setup
Near-Zero Setup
Save weeks or months of setup with dozens of apps professionally selected, tested, and configured.
Ultra Optimized
Ultra-Optimized
Hundreds of optimizations make the most of the premium hardware. We take care of the platform, so you can focus on work and play.
Enterprise Ready
Enterprise Ready
Benefit from DevOps to Desktop. Stay secure with full disk encryption, centralized management, YubiKey 2FA, and VPN.
Shipped Next Day
Shipped Next Day
Get your Focus fast. Your Focus is built, updated, and tested the day you order and shipped the next business day[1].
Guided Solutions
Guided Solutions
Save countless hours with Guided Solutions designed for your Focus. Complete complex tasks like Deep Learning in unprecedented time.
Unparalleled Support
Unparalleled Support
Get answers about hardware or software fast with free live support and free cross-shipping[2].

[1] Applies for most common configurations. See order pages for details.

[2] A fully refundable credit card hold is required to insure loaned equipment.

Power Where You Need It

Hover and click to learn more.

THE APPS YOU NEED

The most common apps you need are installed and configured to work out of the box on 20.04 LTS. Many others are ready to install from official third-party repositories with a click of a button. Click here to see more.

Blender

3d-edit

Blender

KDEConnect

android-tools

KDEConnect

BackInTime

backup

BackInTime

Jekyll

blog-edit

Jekyll

Chrome

browser

Chrome

Firefox

browser

Firefox

WebCamOid

cam-record

WebCamOid

Dropbox

cloud-drive

Dropbox

Insync

cloud-drives

Insync

Meld

development

Meld

PyCharm

development

PyCharm

VSC

development

VSC

AWS

devops

AWS

Azure

devops

Azure

GCS

devops

GCS

Kubernetes

devops

Kubernetes

Thunderbird

email

Thunderbird

Dolphin

file-manage

Dolphin

FileZilla

file-transfer

FileZilla

Lutris

games

Lutris

Steam

games

Steam

Nvidia

gpu-tools

Nvidia

Gimp

image-edit

Gimp

Inkscape

image-edit

Inkscape

Krita

image-edit

Krita

Gwenview

image-view

Gwenview

AI Suite

kfocus-tool

AI Suite

CPUPower

kfocus-tool

CPUPower

Curated

kfocus-tool

Curated

DeepLearn

kfocus-tool

DeepLearn

Extras

kfocus-tool

Extras

FocusRx

kfocus-tool

FocusRx

GCC Pick

kfocus-tool

GCC Pick

Guided

kfocus-tool

Guided

Help

kfocus-tool

Help

KernelClean

kfocus-tool

KernelClean

Keyboard

kfocus-tool

Keyboard

VidSync

kfocus-tool

VidSync

Welcome

kfocus-tool

Welcome

Wizard

kfocus-tool

Wizard

OBS Studio

live-stream

OBS Studio

Slack

messaging

Slack

Telegram

messaging

Telegram

Elisa

music

Elisa

LibreOffice

office

LibreOffice

KeePassXC

passwords

KeePassXC

Okular

pdf-view

Okular

Darktable

raw-photo

Darktable

KRuler

screen

KRuler

SSRecorder

screen-record

SSRecorder

Kleopatra

security-pgp

Kleopatra

Audacity

sound-edit

Audacity

PulseControl

sound-volume

PulseControl

AptRollback

system

AptRollback

Discover

system

Discover

SysSettings

system

SysSettings

Kate

text-edit

Kate

FFMPEG

transcode

FFMPEG

Handbrake

transcode

Handbrake

WinFF

transcode

WinFF

Skype

video-call

Skype

Zoom

video-call

Zoom

Kdenlive

video-edit

Kdenlive

VLC

video-play

VLC

Docker

virtualization

Docker

VirtualBox

virtualization

VirtualBox

USED BY THE PROS

Take the guesswork out of system and app configs without the need for IT. Focus laptops are used by top developers, DevOps, ML scientists, creators, and others who value their time and the unmatched Linux-first support.

NEAR-ZERO SETUP

Eliminate weeks of trial and error with scores of best-in-class curated apps installed and configured with a single click. Tap the disk icon to start hourly snapshots of your data with sensible defaults01. Replace hours of research with handy Focus Tools that just work easily and reliably in seconds02.

SAVE DAYS,

WEEKS

OR MORE
UPDATE ON

YOUR

SCHEDULE

BUILT AROUND YOU

Stop wading through out-of-date HOWTOs or incomplete forum posts. Instead, get everything you need with Guided Solutions that are designed, tested, and maintained for your system. Run the GPU-powered Deep Learning Suite, display content on 4k monitors, edit RAW photographs, and many more.

SEARCHABLE

HOWTO

GUIDED SOLUTIONS
COMPREHENSIVE

FOCUSRX

SUPPORT

GET FOCUSED FAST

Remarkable products deserve outstanding support. Guided solutions, free live support, and cross-shipping ensure you’re never stranded without help or a system03. We build Focus laptops to order, and most ship next business day04.

ULTRA-OPTIMIZED

Hundreds of optimizations improve almost every facet of your daily experience. Get optimized apps like browsers out of the box05, 06. Relax while normal system updates deliver highly tested libraries for deep learning, development, and other important workflows07.

UP TO

30x

FASTER TENSORFLOW
UP TO

3x

FASTER NODE BUILDS
tools-montage

Highly tested and robust Kubuntu Focus Tools

SUPERCHARGED AND UPGRADABLE

We pack each Focus with only top-speed components that provide maximum performance across the most demanding workflows. Every Focus is designed to be upgradable with tools you probably already own. Clickhere to learn more.

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BUILT SAME-DAY

Your custom Focus laptop is built, tested, and shipped in one business day without any “express processing” fees. With express shipping, you can be working on a new Focus in as little as two days.

WORLD-CLASS SUPPORT

Solve issues quickly and correctly the first time with fast, free live support. Upgrade under warranty with approved components08.

JUST-WORKS BLISS

We meticulously select and optimize configurations and software to make the most of premium hardware. A partial list is provided below.

User Experience

[01] One-touch hourly user snapshots with BackInTime

● Create six Kubuntu Focus themes: light, dark, mixed

● Unify splash, lock, and desktop wallpapers

● Select, install, test apps for all Guided Solutions

● Add Apt-rollback and ppa-purge to revert system changes

● Remove compositor and indexing stall conditions

● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts

● Package JetBrains Toolbox and Integrations

● Provide custom terminal theme

● Expand clipboard history capacity

● Create RH Panels option to maximize vertical space

● Expanded Bash config (.bashrc)

● Extensive Pro vim config (.vimrc)

● Trackpad multi-finger gestures and coasting enabled

● Theme and configure QT and GTK apps consistently, including stubborn apps

  • Audacity (custom theme)
  • Google Chrome
  • GTK Apps
  • Inkscape
  • LibreOffice


Focus GUI Tools

[02] One-click install and launch apps from support docs

● Quick-Tip 11-panel widget at top right of desktop

● Extensive welcome guide

● Guided Solution search

● Anaconda deep learning gpu suite

● C Compiler installer and version switcher

● Extra software installer

● Kernel and tools cleaner

● Keyboard color selector

● Power profile settings

● Video controls to remove video tearing on demand

● GPU switcher in system tray

● Comprehensive first-run wizard

  • Connect to internet
  • Change encryption passphrase
  • Change avatar
  • Connect to cloud with dropbox, gdrive, others.
  • Run password manager
  • Start IDE
  • Review curated apps


● FocusRx system analysis and recovery tool detailed below

Applications

[05] The following packages are sourced from the latest stable official repositories and maintained with daily software updates.

  • AWS CLI
  • Azure CLI
  • Docker-CE
  • Insync
  • Google Chrome Browser
  • Handbrake
  • JetBrains Toolbox
  • KeepPassXc
  • Keyboard Controls
  • Kubernetes
  • Lutris
  • NodeJS
  • Slack
  • VSCode and Skype
  • VirtualBox (required to support 5.8+ kernels)


Security and Monitoring

FocusRx Check system issues on sign-in and notify users if any issues

  • Check and remove unused kernels
  • Check and fix X11 configuration
  • Check and repair CUDA, cuDNN and TensorRT
  • Repair and clean system packages

● Full disk encryption

● OpenVPN

● YubiKey option

Build and Shipping

[03] Cross shipping of loaned equipment is available to minimize downtime. Requires a credit card hold to insure equipment.

[04] Most common configurations are built and shipped next day. Lower volume components may require additional time. See product pages for details.

[08] Approved components at time of upgrade. Reasonable limitations apply. See specific product warranties for details.

CPU and GPU

[06] Accelerate Brave and Google Chrome with GPU. Type chrome:gpu in address bar to see settings. Compare using google-chrome --user-data-dir=./foo

[07] Curate NVIDIA drivers. Test to ensure compatibility with Steam, Deep Learning, Optix, GPU switching, OpenGL, Vulkan, Lutris, and suspend-resume prior to updates.

● Provide tools to select Performance, Normal, and PowerSave energy profiles.

● Use NVIDIA caching and KDE setting to eliminate artifacts on suspend and resume.

● Ensure stable and fast desktop effects, including desktop grid.

● Verify results with eight benchmarks, Steam, and Lutris (see systems pages for details).

● Reduce heat and extend battery life by ensuring power state forces CPU to idle at lowest available frequency on low-power mode.

Provide fan curve to eliminate or minimize noise under idle and modest loads.

Audio

● Support both Intel (analog) and NVIDIA (HDMI) sound systems.

● Ensure NVIDIA sound works across headphones, speakers, and HDMI through multiple attachments.

Battery

● Adjust PowerDevil to provide superior performance on AC and extend battery life

● Provide Power Profile GUI controls

● Toggle Snapshots with AC power

● Toggle Keyboard LEDs with AC power

● Toggle Turbo Boost with AC power

Keyboard

● Provide LED color and intensity GUI controls

● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts


HAVE QUESTIONS? Call 844-536-2871 or write TellMeMore@kfocus.org
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