Upgrade the Kubuntu Focus Suite with Kubuntu 22.04 LTS, Focus Tools, curated apps, UX preferences, and hardware optimizations.
We install and support the Kubuntu Focus Suite 22.04 LTS on all new systems. All prior Focus products are constantly tested with this release, including the Ir14GEN 1, M1, M2 GEN 1-5, NXGEN 1-2, and XEGEN 1-2. We have added many new features in 22.04, and 20.04 is in maintenance mode. In short, 22.04 LTS is the future.
Kubuntu Long-Term Support release cycles last for three (3) years. The release code is shown in the format
YYYY.MM. Kubuntu 22.04 LTS was released in April 2022 and is supported through April 2025. Kubuntu 20.04 LTS was released in April 2020 and is supported through April 2023.
Due to possible configuration conflicts, we do not support this upgrade method. However, to minimize this problem, we do provide an upgrade tool.
Make sure you backup your data first. Then open the Kubuntu Release Upgrade Tool for Focus in
Launcher > Kubuntu Focus Tools and follow the prompts on screen:
zoom and DVD support, if installed. To reinstall these after the upgrade, visit the Curated Apps page and click on the desired app to install. For DVD support, click on the Extra Software Installer.
replace to any questions about replacing a configuration file.
reboot button that appears.
qwe terminal bookmarks has a new method and no longer relies on
.bashrc. As such, every time Konsole is opened, it will have an error. To fix this, remove this line from
/etc/apt/sources.list.d and ensure they are enabled as desired and updated to use Jammy
This is a partial revision history. See the
git repository for all entries.
2023-11-18 e770b1c6 Add search and help bar
2023-04-25 19f0fa02 Update Ir14g1, M2g5
2022-12-14 984993c4 Link to clean-install backup advice
2022-07-11 19b39e5a Refine 22.04 direction
2022-06-22 76c476a3 update for 22.04 LTS
2021-10-10 5728326e Reformat to 2-column
2021-09-22 dc862884 Update link and headline colors
2021-08-23 681261b4 Review and update code blocks
2021-04-29 6432a3b6 First publication
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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