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The Power of Linux. Zero Setup. Next-Day Shipping. No Kidding.

WATCH THE VIDEO Get the ultimate just-works Linux laptops for developers, DevOps, ML scientist, creatores, and others who need a powerful Linux-first system.

USED BY THE PROS

Save time and stay focused with the ultimate open and curated Linux laptops used by top scientists, creators, and developers. Take the guesswork out of optimal app and system settings. Write once and deploy with industry-standard Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS and the intuitive KDE desktop.

ZERO-SETUP

Eliminate weeks of trial and error with scores of best-in-class curated apps that are configured to work out of the box with no configuration. For example, click once to start hourly incremental backups of your home disk.

SAVE

WEEKS

OF TWEAKS
UPDATE ON

YOUR

SCHEDULE

BUILT AROUND YOU

Get running fast with Guided Solution HOWTOs that are designed and tested for your device. Examples include running GPU-powered machine learning suites, attaching 4 displays, editing RAW photographs, and many others.

SEARCHABLE

HOWTO

GUIDED SOLUTIONS
COMPREHENSIVE

FOCUSRX

SUPPORT

Jeffrey Fritz, Managing Director, Live Coders at Twitch

GET FOCUSED FAST

A great product deserves great support. Same-day builds means your Focus ships the next business day. And free live support and cross-shipping ensures you’re never stranded without help or a laptop.

ULTRA-OPTIMIZED

Hundreds of optimizations improve almost every facet of the user experience. On the M2, for example, on can run TensorFlow up to 3,000% faster than other popular laptops that cost twice as much. Or run NodeJS builds up to 300% faster.

UP TO

3,000%

FASTER TENSORFLOW
UP TO

300%

FASTER NODE BUILDS

BUILT SAME-DAY

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

WORLD-CLASS SUPPORT

Solve issues quickly and correctly the first time with fast, free live support. Always have a laptop with free cross-shipping. Upgrade under warranty with approved components.

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Highly tested and robust Kubuntu Focus Tools

SUPERCHARGED AND UPGRADABLE

Each Focus is packed only 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.

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ENJOY JUST-WORKS BLISS

Our engineers optimize the system and software to make the most of premium hardware. A partial list is provided below.

Focus GUI Tools

● FocusRx system analysis and recovery tools

● One-touch hourly user snapshots with BackInTime

● 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


User Experience

● 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


Applications

The following packages are sourced from the latest stable official repositories. They are upgraded during normal system 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

  • Prompt to remove unused kernels
  • Display configuration check
  • CUDA, cuDNN, and Gfx library checks
  • Package repair and cleanup

● Full disk encryption

● OpenVPN

● YubiKey option

● KsysGuard custom panels

M2 CPU

● Exceed i7-10870H CPU average Geekbench scores by 16% / 17%

● Reduce heat and extend battery life by ensuring power state forces CPU to idle at 800 MHz

● Tune with three benchmarks

M2 GPU

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

● Curate NVIDIA drivers. Test to ensure compatibility with Steam, Deep Learning, Optix, GPU switching, and suspend-resume prior to updates.

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

● Ensure stable and fast desktop effects including desktop grid

● Tuned with five benchmarks and many apps

Audio

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

● Ensure NVIDIA sound works across Headphones, Speakers, and HDMI through multiple attachments

Battery

● Tune 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

Keyboard

● Provide LED color and intensity GUI controls

● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts


“Some team members were new to Linux
and free live support has been fantastic.”

Garry 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

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