Install the Kubuntu Focus Suite. This includes Kubuntu 20.04 LTS, curated apps, hardware optimizations, and UX preferences.
A clean install can sometimes be the quickest solution to fix a corrupted system. The Kubuntu Focus Suite includes Kubuntu 20.04, curated apps, dozens of optimizations, and UX preferences. The goal is to provide an optimal experience out-of-the-box with the applications and Guided Solutions you need the most.
You don’t need to own a Focus to try or use the Kubuntu Focus Suite. You may try a an ISO Image for free. If you decide to install on your own VM or hardware, backup your data and test first, as some optimizations could conflict with some devices. YMMV, although we have seen excellent results with many computers.
For reinstallation on any of our devices, we supply a custom-made Kubuntu ISO disk image tailored for our experience and hardware.
F2when you see the Kubuntu Focus logo shortly after turning on your computer. Select
boot manager,then your USB boot stick.
sudo apt install kfocus-001-nvidiato reenable all features of your Kubuntu Focus laptop’s chipset.
Content will be added as needed.
This is a partial revision history. See the
git repository for all entries.
2021-10-25 7bf9f4a5Remove ref to downloadable VM, use ISO
2021-10-10 5728326eReformat to 2-column
2021-09-22 dc862884Update link and headline colors
2021-08-23 681261b4Review and update codeblocks
2021-06-09 ef3ea572Open external links in new tabs
2021-04-22 5109fae2Update to use ISO for this solution
2021-01-11 dcc9c438Add install-focal.sh script
2020-06-10 c4ed9299Restructure layout
2020-05-20 f776dc20Remove proprietary install option
2020-04-20 8959836bUse apt-get, streamline process
2020-04-20 7b06252bFirst publication
2020-04-14 5a096eb3Clarify VM use
 The Kubuntu Focus team uses the Suite regularly on over a dozen different hardware configurations. These include the official models (M1, M2, and XE), six Clevo laptops, and multiple desktop systems.
 The Live environment does not have the NVIDIA drivers installed and, as such, cannot perform advanced GPU-intensive tasks, such as machine learning and AI development. To use these features, the Kubuntu Focus Suite and the
kfocus-001-nvidia package must be installed on a Kubuntu Focus M1 or M2 system.
We try hard to provide a useful solution validated by professionals. However, we cannot anticipate every situation, and therefore cannot guarantee this procedure will work for your needs. Always backup your data and test the solution to determine the correct procedure for you.
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