Archives For Ubuntu 16.10

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

The default desktop wallpaper for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak has been unveiled. PNG-8, PNG-24, and the same for greyscale, along with mobile formatted ones are available for download.

The new desktop wallpaper looks not all that different from the previous releases’ wallpapers:

Ubuntu 16.10 Wallpaper

Ubuntu 16.10 Wallpaper

Ubuntu 16.10 Wallpaper Gray version

Ubuntu 16.10 Wallpaper Gray version

Here are the old releases wallpapers:

Ubuntu 16.04 default wallpaper

Ubuntu 16.04 default wallpaper

Ubuntu 15.10 default wallpaper

Ubuntu 15.10 default wallpaper

Ubuntu 15.04 default wallpaper

Ubuntu 15.04 default wallpaper

Download:

All the Ubuntu 16.10 default wallpaper version, provided by Will Cooke, is available for download at Bug #1621413.

The First Beta of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Released

Last updated: September 29, 2017

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

The Ubuntu Team has announced the first beta release of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak, feathers images for Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio.

This pre-release includes the v4.4 kernel, LibreOffice 5.2, and a number of software updates that are ready for wider testing. These images are still under development, so you should expect some bugs.

Ubuntu 16.10 Beta 1 Release Highlights:

Lubuntu still uses LXDE since LXQT is still in development.

Ubuntu GNOME 16.10:

  • includes GNOME 3.20
  • Select apps have been updated to their GNOME 3.22 Beta 1 (3.21.90) versions.
  • GTK 3 version of LibreOffice 5.2 by default.
  • GNOME’s Initial Setup utility is included and enabled.
  • Empathy is no longer installed by default for new installs.
  • The new Characters character map utility is installed by default.
  • The experimental wayland session is included.

Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 fixed many internationalization and localization bugs.

Ubuntu MATE 16.10:

  • Migrated to GTK 3.20
  • Updated to MATE Dock Applet 0.74
  • Updated many MATE packages for improved GTK 3.20 support
  • Removed MATE Heads-Up Display (HUD)

Ubuntu Studio 16.04 included dgedit, drumgizmo, gpick, calibre, pdf-shuffler, plume-creator. Replaced recordmydesktop with vokoscreen, and gnome-color-manager with dispcalgui. Also an updated list of packages included.

Future releases for Ubuntu 16.10:

September 22nd Final Beta
October 6th Final Freeze, Release Candicate
October 13th Final release of Ubuntu 16.10

Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 2 Available for Download

Last updated: September 29, 2017

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak now reaches the Alpha 2 release, features images for Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Kylin.

The second alpha of the Yakkety Yak (to become 16.10) has now been released!

This milestone features images for Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Kylin.

Pre-releases of the Yakkety Yak are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu flavor developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting and fixing bugs as we work towards getting this release ready.

Alpha 2 includes a number of software updates that are ready for wider testing. This is still an early set of images, so you should expect some bugs.

Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 2 release highlights:

  • This Yakkety Yak snapshot still includes the v4.4 kernel
  • Lubuntu still uses LXDE since LXQt is still in development
  • MATE Tweak adds option to enable Heads-Up Display (HUD)
  • new Ubuntu MATE start page.
  • MATE Dock Applet drag and drop icons support

Ubuntu 16.10 Release Schedule:

June 30th Alpha 1 (for opt-in flavors)
July 28th Alpha 2 (for opt-in flavors)
August 18th Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
August 25th Beta 1 (for opt-in flavors)
September 22nd Final Beta
October 6th Final Freeze, Release Candicate
October 13th Final release of Ubuntu 16.10

Download Ubuntu 16.10:

Lubuntu 16.10: cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/yakkety/

Ubuntu Mate 16.10: cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-mate/releases/yakkety/

UbuntuKylin 16.10: cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/releases/yakkety/