Get Things Done

Guided Solutions are HOWTOs designed to always work end-to-end with your Focus, and they are regularly tested and updated. If you are using a Focus, just click on an icon to launch an app.

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Help and FAQs

Discover the many Focus tools designed to make your life easier. You can also find help on apps, KDE, Kubuntu, and other resources.

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Curated Apps

Find and use the best-in-class apps regularly tested on the Focus. Click an icon to launch an app.

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Kubuntu Focus Tools

Simplify your life with tools you want.

deep learning

AI Deep Learning

Complete day-long jobs in 20 minutes. Accelerate TensorFlow deep learning up to 25 times (2,500%) faster than other popular laptops that cost twice as much.

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Backups

Keep your data safe with BackInTime or other backup tool.

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Battery

Maximize the battery life with tools and BIOS settings. Also, reset the battery if it fails to hold charge.

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Blender and 3D Models

Create and render 3D models with blender and similar programs for game design, video production, and more.

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Blue Light Filter

Reduce eyestrain using a blue light filter that can be configured to suit your tastes.

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Bluetooth Headphones

Connect bluetooth headphones and devices to your computer.

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Clean Install

Install the Kubuntu Focus Suite with Kubuntu LTS, curated apps, UX preferences, and hardware optimizations.

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Cloud Drives

Sync files from Dropbox, GoogleDrive, and OneDrive. GoogleDrive and OneDrive are synced with Insync.

database

Database Admin

Use command-line and GUI tools to administer MySQL and PostGreSQL databases.

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Desktop Theme

Change the look and feel of your desktop by selecting a new theme or resetting the panel. This is useful for restoring the desktop to the initial settings.

Jetbrains

Development Environments

The Kubuntu Focus is created for developers. Professional IDEs are easy to install using curated apps.

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Email and Calendar

Manage emails, calendars, and contacts from multiple accounts using Mozilla Thunderbird.

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External Displays

The NVIDIA RTX GPU easily drives four displays at once: the laptop 1080p panel and three 4K external displays using the mDP, USB-C, and HDMI ports found on the rear panel.

Mad Max

Gaming

Play over six thousand high quality native games from Steam on a 144 Hz panel. Use Steam or Lutris to play over a thousand W10 games.

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GPU Select

Select Intel graphics to maximize battery life or NVIDIA graphics for additional capabilities and performance.

Gimp

Image Editing

Edit photographs, vector art, and slides using Gimp, Inkscape, and Openoffice. Alternatives such as Krita are also discussed.

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Installation Recovery

For whatever reason, you might find yourself in a situation where your system isn't booting. Rather than doing a Clean Install, you may be able to recover your system.

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Manage Software

Update your system on your schedule. Continue to work while updates proceed in the background. Manage software with Discover or Konsole.

MATLAB

MATLAB + Simulink

Run the academic and industry standard MATLAB and Simulink on Kubuntu Focus sytems.

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Manage Passwords

When it comes to managing passwords, there are several options available to you.

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Printing

Print to a device or a PDF file. View, edit and compress PDF files. Use advanced features with HP devices.

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Pro Photo

Edit Raw images from digital cameras using exFAT, Darktable, and Gimp.

YubiKey

Security Tools

Secure your data. Tools include Full Disk Encryption, YubiKey 2FA, Secure Shell, and Virtual Private Networks.

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Touchpad & Mouse

Customize the acceleration and sensitivity of your touchpad, mouse, and scroll wheel. Map extra keys using xorg config or Solaar.

Kubuntu Focus Suite 22.04

Upgrade 20.04 to 22.04

Get all the cool new features from Kubuntu 22.04 and the Kubuntu Focus Suite.

Kdenlive

Video Editing

Create professional quality videos using Kdenlive and your file and audio clips.

VirtualBox

VirtualBox W10

Run several OSes such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, and others in a virtual machine.

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VirtualBox W11

Virtual Box, Windows 11 installation tour.

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Weather Widget

Many people find it convenient to have the weather forecast or current weather at their fingertips. This guide will help you do just that!

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