Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Released. Here’s What’s New

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Ubuntu releases version 16.10.

After months of developments, Ubuntu releases its short-term release version 16.10 , code-named Yakkety Yak. This release supports for 9 months till July 2017.


This release comes with some improvements, bug fixes and Unity 8 desktop preview.

Here are some snapshots of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. For more details refer release notes here.

  • Linux Kernel 4.8 [read more]
  • LibreOffice 5.2.2 with GTK3 as default
  • GNOME apps is updated to 3.20 and some of them already updated to 3.22.
  • Nautilus is updated to 3.20
  • Unity – minor bug fixes, performance improvements for low-graphics mode
  • Unity 8 Desktop preview session – a preview of the upcoming next generation Ubuntu convergence technology



Unity 8 Preview
Unity 8 Preview


App Updates

  • Firefox 49
  • Nautilus
  • Evince
  • Image Viewer
  • Transmission
  • Thunderbird 45
  • Shotwell Photo Manager 0.22
  • Rythmbox music player 3.4.1

New Wallpapers




Ubuntu 16.10 desktop, server versions are ready for download. All CD images, torrents are available immediately for download from below link.


Derivatives Download inks

All major Ubuntu derivatives also released Ubuntu 16.10 versions. You can find them below.


Enjoy Ubuntu 16.10.

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