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Daily-Driver Linux Systems

When DIY becomes OMG, get a curated system from the pros. The Focus team works as your virtual I.T. department. We validate updates of kernels, GPU drivers, desktops, and core apps on all models so your system just keeps working.

checkKernels + Devices   checkDesktop + Apps   checkGPU + AI Drivers

Your Next Daily Driver?

Kubuntu is an official Ubuntu flavor renowned for reliability and incredibly broad support. For example, you can use almost all docs from KDE, Kubuntu, AskUbuntu (non-Gnome), and, of course, Kubuntu Focus without modification.

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Select Hardware

All models are user-serviceable and use compatible, quality components.

Welcome Wizard

The Welcome Wizard configures features many developers need.

Hint Widget

Every model has its own 11-page desktop Hints Widget.

Focus Tools

Simple yet powerful Focus Tools make hard things easy.

Power and Fan

FocusRx identifies and fixes common system issues.

MODEL MATRIX

SYSTEM VALIDATION

Model are support for a minimum of 3 years after last sale. We maintain bench systems for each and test upgrades on them. This includes all distribution upgrades, kernel upgrades (with peripheral tests), major graphics drivers updates, Focus tools, and major desktop updates. Click on the model below to see the specification page.

Detail
Year
ModelKernel
6.5 HWE
iGPU
i915
dGPU
Nvidia 535 pin
Desktop
Plasma 5.27
Apps
Curated
2024i9-14900HX
M2 GEN 5
2024Ir16 GEN 2
2024Ir14 GEN 2
2023i9-13900HX
M2 GEN 5
2023Ir14 GEN 1
2023NX GEN 2
2023XE GEN 2
2022M2 GEN 4
2022NX GEN 1
2021M2 GEN 3
2021M2 GEN 2
2021XE GEN 1
2020M2 GEN 1
2020M1 GEN 1

JUST-WORKS BLISS

We release important updates only after we’ve tested them for your hardware. We work with KDE, Kubuntu, Ubuntu, and other teams to help fix issues too. Actions include submitting and tracking bugs, testing and reporting, creating feature proposals, developing code changes, and even assembling kernel patches.

The Focus Team performs validation in good faith to deliver better and more reliable software; however, this cannot change the Terms of Use of any software package. Please see this page for instructions on how to locate the terms for each package.

checkKernels + Devices

The Focus Team runs extensive automated and manual tests when the upstream proposes any kernel update. We test many external and internal devices, connectors, and usage scenarios.

  • Power Saver Subsystem
  • Hardware Config Subsystem
  • Full System Stress Test
  • CPU with Benchmarks
  • AI Support Libraries
  • GPU AI Machine Learning Suite Perf Tests
  • GPU Graphics Drivers with Steam
  • GPU Switching
  • Bluetooth Audio
  • Analog and HDMI Audio
  • Suspend and Resume with Peripheral Resume
  • Hot-plugging
  • Touchpad
  • Attached Display with Brightness
  • Onboard Webcam and Mic
  • Onboard Keyboard LEDs
  • Wi-Fi and Wired Network
  • USB External SD Card Reader
  • USB External Webcam
  • USB External Microphone
  • USB, Wireless Keyboards, Mice
  • 3 or 4 Simultaneous Displays

checkDesktop + Apps

The Focus Team runs extensive automated and manual tests when the upstream proposes major update to KDE Plasma or Frameworks.

  • AI Support Libraries
  • Activities and Virtual Desktops
  • All Core Desktop Themes
  • Desktop Help Links
  • Extra Tests for JetBrains, Insync, Dropbox, Steam
  • Extra Tests for KeePassXC, BackInTime
  • Extra Tests for Zoom, Slack, Skype, IntelliJ
  • GPU AI Machine Learning Suite Perf Tests
  • GPU Graphics Drivers with Steam
  • GPU Switching
  • Icon Placement
  • Input Gestures
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Kubuntu Focus Tools
  • Laptop Hot Keys
  • Launch and Basics for All Curated Apps
  • Power Saver Subsystem
  • Quick Help Widget Content
  • System Tray Operations
  • Wallpapers
  • Welcome Wizard

checkGPU + AI Drivers

The Focus Team runs extensive automated and manual tests when the upstream proposes a major update to GPU drivers. We also coordinate the integration of CUDA, ML, and AI libraries with the official Ubuntu GPU drivers.

  • Accommodations for eGPUs
  • GPU AI Machine Learning Installation and Benchmark
  • GPU Graphics Benchmarks
  • Steam and Simulation Apps, Vulkan and OpenGL
  • Updates to AI Libraries

Models support extends for a minimum of 3 years after the last date of sale.

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