Curated Apps

Recommended and Tested

This is a list of recommended and tested apps for Kubuntu Focus systems. If you own a Focus, you can click on an icon below to launch an app. If needed, the system will prompt you to install any required software and then launch the app.

Please read the disclaimer before proceeding. This solution is updated regularly. If you have suggestions or requests, please write support@kfocus.org.

App Table

LaunchAppNotesHelp
Blender
3d-edit
3D modelling, advanced renderer, and complex animationmore...
KDEConnect
android-tools
Android file transfer and integrationmore...
BackInTime
backup
Take regular snapshots of your filesmore...
Jekyll
blog-edit
Generate static HTML Blogsmore...
Firefox
browser
Use one of the world’s most popular browsersmore...
Chrome
browser
The defacto browser standard. See chrome://inspect for Android mobile debugging. Chrome 94 has a bug where the titlebar disappears. Restore it as shown here.more...
WebCamOid
cam-record
Take snapshots and videos with your webcammore...
Dropbox
cloud-drive
Fast, encrypted cloud storagemore...
Insync
cloud-drives
Sync files from multiple Google Drive and OneDrive accountsmore...
rar
compression
Compress and decompress archivesmore...
OptiPNG
compression
Optimize PNG compressionmore...
Wallpapers
desktop
Get wallpaper imagesmore...
VSC
development
Visual Studio Code, Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microsoftmore...
JBToolbox
development
JetBrains Toolbox, use to install and manage Integrated Development Environment (IDEs) from Jetbrainsmore...
PyCharm
development
Python IDE from Jetbrainsmore...
IntelliJ
development
Java IDE from Jetbrainsmore...
Meld
development
View differences and merge files and directoriesmore...
Kdiff3
development
View Differences and Merge Files - For Developersmore...
Kubernetes
devops
Kubernetes orchestrated clustersmore...
GCS
devops
Google Cloud Services CLI Toolmore...
Azure
devops
Commandline tool for Azure Cloud Servicesmore...
AWS
devops
Commandline tool for Amazon Web Servicesmore...
Thunderbird
email
Thunderbird email and calandermore...
Dolphin
file-manage
Manage files visually; use split mode to copy between sourcesmore...
FileZilla
file-transfer
Copy files with varbious protocolsmore...
Minecraft
games
Play the enormously popular building gamemore...
Steam
games
Play over 17,000 titles from the Steam platform. Can play many AAA Windows gamesmore...
Lutris
games
Play additional games using Winemore...
Nvidia
gpu-tools
Explore settings of your NVIDIA GPU (Focus M1 and M2 only)more...
Krita
image-edit
Raster graphics editor, for digital painting and animationmore...
Inkscape
image-edit
Create and edit SVG files. Can read and write Illustrator filesmore...
Gimp
image-edit
Edit raster images. Can read and write Photoshop filesmore...
Okular
image-view
Open and view text documents, PDF's, and images. Can read Acrobat PDF filesmore...
Gwenview
image-view
Image and documenmt viewermore...
OBS Studio
live-stream
Record and stream screen videomore...
Telegram
messaging
Use an end-to-end encrypted messengermore...
Slack
messaging
Business communication messagingmore...
Hangouts
messaging
Video conference with Hangouts or Meetmore...
Elisa
music
Listen to music on your system.more...
LibreOffice Writer
office
Create and edit text documents. Can read and write MS Word filesmore...
LibreOffice Calc
office
Create and edit spreadsheets. Can read and write MS Excel filesmore...
LibreOffice Slides
office
Create professional quality presentations. Can read and write MS PowerPoint filesmore...
LibreOffice Draw
office
Draw charts, diagrams, and vector graphics with a rich toolset and clipartmore...
LibreOffice Base
office
Interface with databases using spreadsheets similar to Accessmore...
KeePassXC
passwords
Open Source Password Managermore...
Darktable
raw-photo
Preview and edit RAW images. Similar to LightRoommore...
KRuler
screen
Measure screen distancemore...
Spectacle
screen-capture
Capture screen images using the Print Screen keymore...
SSRecorder
screen-record
Record screen video with simple integration and sound managementmore...
Kleopatra
security-pgp
Manage GPG certificates and cryptographymore...
Audacity
sound-edit
Edit and transform multi-track sound waveforms. Can edit wav and mp3 filesmore...
PulseControl
sound-volume
Manage sound input, output, routing, and volumesmore...
SysSettings
system
Manage settings for KDE and other system configurationsmore...
PPAPurge
system
Purge repositories and reset dependencies as neededmore...
Discover
system
Install, remove, update, and inspect packagesmore...
AptRollback
system
Rollback system package changesmore...
Konsole
terminal
Interact with the system using a very capable terminal and Kubuntu Focus color schememore...
Kate
text-edit
Edit text with powerful tools and syntax highlighting. A good alternative to Sublime or Vimmore...
WinFF
transcode
Convert video formats for DaVinci Resolve, LightWorks, and othersmore...
Handbrake
transcode
Back up encoded audio and video. Focus systems use the PPA which provides more featuresmore...
FFMPEG
transcode
Encode FFMPEG video and audiomore...
Zoom
video-call
Video conference with screen recordmore...
Skype
video-call
Common Video call and messaging platformmore...
KDEnlive
video-edit
Edit video with this powerful toolmore...
VLC
video-play
Play most video and audio formatsmore...
VirtualBox
virtualization
Virtual Machine for testing software or experimenting. Can work with VMWare which is also available for Linuxmore...
Docker
virtualization
Industry standard containersmore...

Revisions

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