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Announcing the M2

Announcing the M2

The Ultimate Turn-Key Linux Laptop just got better. The Kubuntu Focus team announces the release of the M2, the next generation laptop. Experience power out of the box acclaimed by both experts and new users. The finely-tuned Focus virtually eliminates the need to configure the OS, applications, or updates. With numerous Guided Solutions and unparalleled support, your shortest path to Linux success is the Focus.

The new M2 is smaller, lighter, and more ergonomic. It features a faster 10th-generation Intel 5.1 GHz 8c/16t CPU, 3200MHz RAM, better cooling, and longer battery life. It is a power workstation wrapped up in a lightweight laptop.

Get unparalleled customer support with same-day builds, guided solutions, free cross-shipping, and free live support. We take care of the platform so you can focus on work and play.

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Guided Solutions Expanded

Guided Solutions have been expanded and now have more consistent content and navigation. The templating engine runs on NodeJS and was writing on the Kubuntu Focus using IntelliJ Ultimate.

Deep Learning Updated

Deep Learning Updated

Deep Learning now includes Tensorflow 2.2.0 and AI Benchmarks. These capabilities are delivered through standard daily upgrades in the kfocus-001-main package, version 1.1.5-1 or later.

Other changes in kfocus-001-main_1.1.5-1 are listed below.

Create a new user to see the changes marked with an asterisk (*).

Update the Anaconda installation by entering the following code into a terminal.

# Backup current installation cd ~/; cp -a anaconda3 anaconda3.backup; # Run the anaconda suite kfocus-001-conda # When prompted, replace the current tensorflow environment. # When prompted, run the AI benchmarks.
Enterprise 20.04 LTS Announced

Enterprise 20.04 LTS Announced

The Focus team today announced the availability of Kubuntu 20.04 LTS on the Linux laptop designed especially for the Enterprise.

This device is authorized by Kubuntu and a major portion of each sale is donated to the Kubuntu Council. All sales help make Kubuntu and the Focus even better.

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Kubuntu 20.04 LTS Now Shipping

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS Now Shipping

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS is now available for all systems. The first batch with the 20.04 builds shipped on 02 May, 2020. We invested many weeks to ensure the OS, curated apps, Guided Solutions, UX preferences, and hardware optimizations work while also improving 18.04 support. We hope you like it!

The official upgrade from 18.04.4 LTS to 20.04 LTS will be available in late July 2020. If you’d rather not wait, you can perform a clean install. Just remember to back up your data first!

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