Ubuntu 16.10 ‘Yakkety Yak‘ was a much talked about Ubuntu distro regarding several features it was expected to come up with. It was expected to release with Unity 8 but later on, declared that Unity 8 will be available to test but not as the default desktop. And there were several other features that people talked about it after Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Well, here it is today, Yakkety Yak. Don’t forget to take the poll after this article about whether you’ll be upgrading to Yakkety Yak or not. But first, let’s see what’s new in Ubuntu 16.10.
If you are expecting too much new stuff in this release then let me tell you that it’s a minor release. You’ll notice a couple of improvements as you boot into the desktop. These improvements make the distro a bit faster, smoother and finer.
What’s New In Ubuntu 16.10 ‘Yakkety Yak’?
Faster Desktop Experience With Unity 7.5
Ubuntu 16.10 is shipping with Unity 7.5 version. The latest version contains several fixes and improvements. The biggest improvement that brought into Unity 7.5 is the improved Low graphic mode. Now it will be better user experience with Ubuntu 16.10 even if you’re on Low graphics hardware or using it in virtual machine. Below is the video that shows improvements with Low graphics mode –
Unity 8 Preview Is Available To Test