Ubuntu 16.10 arrives “yakkety Yak” with these developments
Although Windows is the operating system that can be found in a larger number of computers around the world, every day there are more users who are giving an opportunity to Linux. In this sense Ubuntu is the operating system based on Linux more popular, used and who is trying to become an alternative for users coming from Windows and looking for something simple to use to become familiar with the new environment.
With this and other goals, such as to provide a fast, safe and modern operating system, Canonical is making updates to your system twice a year and is now the turn to Ubuntu 16.1 0 or also known as yakkety Yak. The new version in the next few hours will see the light as the ISO images of the latest version of Ubuntu will be published.
With it comes some changes that review as you start using the latest version of Linux kernel 4.8 and the new library GPC : gnupg2. However, we will also be able to find other specific developments in the desktop version of Ubuntu 16.10, as it will default with LibreOffice 5.2, which uses GTK3 to improve performance, applications GNOME and Nautilus have been updated or systemd now it is more integrated into the system of Canonical.
It should be noted also that the version 16.10 of Ubuntu despite still using Unity 7 by default, will bring installed the new Unity 8 and can be started from the screen logon although not be advisable to do so in teams since production may still be unstable.
On the server side, also include any changes in this latest version, as the inclusion of the latest version of OpenStack Newton or new versions of qemu 2.6.1, DPDK 16.07, libvirt 2.1, Open vSwitch LXD 2.6 or 2.4.1. However, developments are probably not make it worthwhile to upgrade to this latest version and lose the plan update version 16.04 LTS.
However, those who want to download the ISO of Ubuntu 16.10 may do so in the next few hours from this same link. Our fellow RedesZone offer some reasons why it is not convenient to upgrade to this latest version if you are using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and we recommend you read.