Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Final Beta Available To Download

Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Download - The final beta of Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop, Server, and Cloud codenamed Yakkety Yak is now available for download. The successor of 16.04 LTS, Yakkety Yak continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, but also the following :
  • Kubuntu
  • Lubuntu
  • Ubuntu GNOME
  • Ubuntu Kylin
  • Ubuntu MATE
  • Ubuntu Studio flavours

Ubuntu 16.10 beta 2 offers Linux Kernel 4.8, which is help improve performance, hardware compatibility and power consumption.

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How to Upgrade From Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.10

If you've already used Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus, you can now directly upgrade to Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Beta 2 via update-manager with -dev-release option :
  1. Run the update-manager -d application from the Unity Dash or a command line
  2. In Update Manager, click the Settings button
  3. Select the sub menu Updates from the Software Sources application
  4. Change the Notify me of a new Ubuntu version option to "For any new version", and change it if otherwise
  5. Close the Software Sources application and return to Update Manager
  6. In Update Manager, click the Check button to check for new updates
  7. If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button to install them, and press Check again after that is complete
  8. A message will appear informing you of the availability of the new release
  9. Click Upgrade
  10. Follow the on-screen instructions

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