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.

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Highlights:
  • Linux Kernel 4.8
  • Unity 8 Preview for experiments (usable only with open source Intel and Nvidia drivers)
  • Gnome 3.20 Stack
  • GTK 3.20 Support
  • Locally Integrated Menus (LIM) can be enabled from Appearance settings
  • Default applications of Ubuntu updated
  • Improved Intel Skylake processor support
  • Many changes under the hood

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Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Ubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Ubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
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Ubuntu Server 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Ubuntu-16.10-server-i386.iso (658MB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Ubuntu-16.10-server-amd64.iso (668MB, torrent)

Ubuntu 16.10 (NetBoot)

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Ubuntu Cloud 16.10

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Kubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Kubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Kubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
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Ubuntu Mate 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Ubuntu-Mate-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.6GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Ubuntu-Mate-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.6GB, torrent)
PowerPC (For Apple Macintosh G3, G4, and G5 computers, including iBooks and PowerBooks as well as older IBM OpenPower 7xx machines.) - Ubuntu-Mate-16.10-desktop-powerpc.iso (1.6GB, torrent)
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Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Lubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (904MB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Lubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (898MB, torrent)
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Ubuntu-gnome-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.4GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Ubuntu-gnome-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.4GB, torrent)
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Ubuntu Studio 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - UbuntuStudio-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (2.7GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - UbuntuStudio-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (2.7GB, torrent)
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Xubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - Xubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.2GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - Xubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.2GB, torrent)
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Ubuntu Kylin 16.10 Yakkety

PC 32bit - UbuntuKylin-16.10-desktop-i386.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
PC 64bit - UbuntuKylin-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso (1.5GB, torrent)
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