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SAVE TIME

Eliminate days or weeks of setup with curated apps, configurations, and ongoing support. Focus on your interests and let the our team take the guesswork out of optimal app and system settings. Write once and deploy with industry-standard Ubuntu® 20.04 LTS. Officially licensed by Canonical[1], publisher of Ubuntu.

ZERO-SETUP

Eliminate weeks of trial and error with scores of curated and pre-configured apps. Solve complex issues using Guided Solutions that always work with your device. Upgrade your system on your schedule.

SAVE

WEEKS

OF TWEAKS
UPDATE ON

YOUR

SCHEDULE

ULTRA-OPTIMIZED

Hundreds of optimizations improve almost every facet of the user experience. Run native tools like TensorFlow up to 3,000% faster than other popular laptops that cost twice as much. Run NodeJS builds up to 300% faster.

UP TO

3,000%

FASTER TENSORFLOW
UP TO

300%

FASTER NODE BUILDS

Jeffrey Fritz, Managing Director, Live Coders at Twitch

BUILD AND SUPPORT

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.

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.

JUST WORKS

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

User Experience

● Kubuntu Focus themes: light, dark, mixed

● Unified splash, lock, and desktop wallpapers

● Select, install, test apps for all Guided Solutions

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

● Alias rm to trash system

● Remove compositor and indexing stall conditions

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

● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts

● GPU switcher in system tray

● Package JetBrains Toolbox

● Custom terminal theme

● Expanded clipboard history capacity

● Desktop assistance icons

● Launch apps with web icons

● Place panel at right to maximize vertical space and focus on work

● 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

● Guide users through complex system updates with FocusRx

● Prompt users to clean unused kernels on sign-in

● Set up BackInTime snapshots for all users

● 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 Google Chrome. 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

● 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 controls

● Simplify and expand keyboard shortcuts


[1] Kubuntu® is a trademark of Canonical Limited and is used with permission of Canonical Limited. We are not endorsed by or affiliated with Canonical Limited.

“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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