Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Released (Screenshots) and Download Links

This time we couldn’t cover new Ubuntu release, few days back Canonical announced the latest version of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. It features Linux kernel 4.8, a preview session of Unity 8 desktop environment but Unity 7 is default desktop, Libreoffice 5.2, Gnome 3.20, update manager now shows changelog from PPAs: “Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical, Developer preview of Unity 8 includes desktop, tablet and phone UX convergence. Apps provided by GNOME have been updated to at least 3.20. Many apps have been updated to 3.22 also. Network performance is a primary focus of this release, with updated versions of Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK), OpenVSwitch (OVS) and virtualization technologies, all able to handle critical application traffic for lower latency and greater throughput. Ubuntu 16.10 and the corresponding updates to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS further enhance Ubuntu’s position as the leading private cloud infrastructure operating system, with OpenStack Newton, DPDK, enhanced OpenVSwitch and LXD machine containers alongside regular KVM based VM guests. Ubuntu 16.10 previews Canonical’s device convergence vision.” Yakkety Yak final version includes most recent versions of core set of packages, notable changes: Linux kernel 4.8 version, Gnome Software Center 3.20.1, Firefox 49, LibreOffice 5.2.2, Gnome platform 3.20, GNOME Calendar 3.20.x, Thunderbird 45.3, Rhythmbox 3.4.1, Shotwell 0.22.x, Nautilus 3.20.3, GTK+ 3.20, Gnome System Monitor 3.20.x, Gnome Terminal 3.20.2, Gnome Disks 3.22, Totem 3.22, Gedit 3.22, Mesa 12.0.3, Xorg Server 1.18.4, Pulseaudio is updated to 9.0, systemd 231 and latest versions for other applications.