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WATCH THE VIDEOS Get the ultimate just-works Linux laptops featuring industry-standard Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS and the beautiful and intuitive KDE desktop.
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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.
Take the guesswork out of system and app configuration without the need for IT. Focus laptops are used by top scientists, creators, and developers who appreciate the top-notch Linux-first support.
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.
Stop wading through out-of-date HOWTOs or incomplete forum posts. Instead, go from zero to solved 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.
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.
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.
Highly tested and robust Kubuntu Focus Tools
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. Click here to learn more.
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.
Solve issues quickly and correctly the first time with fast, free live support. Upgrade under warranty with approved components08.
We meticulously select and optimize configurations and software to make the most of premium hardware. A partial list is provided below.
●  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
|Focus GUI Tools|
●  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
● FocusRx system analysis and recovery tool detailed below
 The following packages are sourced from the latest stable official repositories and maintained with daily software updates.
|Security and Monitoring|
● FocusRx Check system issues on sign-in and notify users if any issues
● Full disk encryption
● YubiKey option
|Build and Shipping|
●  Cross shipping of loaned equipment is available to minimize downtime. Requires a credit card hold to insure equipment.
●  Most common configurations are built and shipped next day. Lower volume components may require additional time. See product pages for details.
●  Approved components at time of upgrade. Reasonable limitations apply. See specific product warranties for details.
|CPU and GPU|
●  Accelerate Brave and Google Chrome with GPU. Type chrome:gpu in address bar to see settings. Compare using
●  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.
● Reduce heat and extend battery life by ensuring power state forces CPU to idle at 800 MHz on low-power mode.
● 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).
● Support both Intel (analog) and NVIDIA (HDMI) sound systems.
● Ensure NVIDIA sound works across headphones, speakers, and HDMI through multiple attachments.
● Adjust Powerdevil to provide superior performance on AC and extend battery life
● Provide Power Profile GUI controls
● Toggle Snapshots with AC power
● Toggle Bluetooth with AC power
● Toggle Keyboard LEDs with AC power
● Toggle Turbo Boost with AC power
● Provide LED color and intensity GUI controls
● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts
“With the Focus our researchers don’t need to be DevOps experts. This is really valuable.”
Gary Passon, Autonomous Vehicle Team Principal
“The Focus is over twice as fast
for NodeJS build times vs W10 WSL2.”
“I have been amazed by the same-day
build and spectacular customer service.”
CEO, Link BioSciences
“A TensorFlow job took 37 hours on my
MBP. It takes just 1.5 hours on my Focus.”
AI Lead, Professor and Scientist