Guided Solutions are HOWTOs designed to always work end-to-end with your Focus. They are regularly tested and updated, and most of the apps are preinstalled and configured for the greatest ease of use. Just power on and go.
Discover the many Focus tools designed to make your life easier. You can also find help on apps, KDE, Kubuntu, and other resources.
Find and use the best-in-class apps regularly tested on the Focus. Click an icon to launch.
Complete day-long jobs in 20 minutes. Accelerate TensorFlow deep learning up to 30 times (3,000%) faster than other popular laptops that cost twice as much.
Maximize your battery life with settings and tips. Also reset the battery if it fails to hold charge.
There are many backup options for Linux-based operating systems, and all work well with the Kubuntu Focus.
Install the Kubuntu Focus Suite with Kubuntu LTS, curated apps, UX preferences, and hardware optimizations.
Sync files from Dropbox, GoogleDrive, and OneDrive. GoogleDrive and OneDrive are synced with Insync.
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.
Manage emails, calendars, and contacts from multiple accounts using Mozilla Thunderbird.
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.
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.
Select Intel graphics for maximize battery life or NVIDIA graphics for additional capabilities and performance.
Edit photographs, vector art, and slides using Gimp, Inkscape, and Openoffice. Alternatives such as Krita are also discussed.
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.
Update your system on your schedule. Continue to work while updates proceed in the background. Manage software with Discover or Konsole.
Print to a device or a PDF file. View, edit and compress PDF files. Use advanced features with HP devices.
Secure your data. Tools include Full Disk Encryption, YubiKey 2FA, Secure Shell, and Virtual Private Networks.
Customize the acceleration and sensitivity of your touchpad, mouse, and scrollwheel. Map extra keys using xorg config or Solaar.
Run several OSes such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, and others in a virtual machine.
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