Xubuntu 16.10 Released, Includes Xfce Packages Built with GTK+ 3 Technologies

Xubuntu 16.10 Released, Includes Xfce Packages Built with GTK+ 3 Technologies

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As part of Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) announcement, the Xubuntu team was also pleased to publish an informative story about the immediate availability of the Xubuntu 16.10 operating system.
Also shipping with the recently released Linux 4.8 kernel, which promises to support even more hardware components than the version using in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), Xubuntu 16.10 is a normal release that brings an improved Xfce4 desktop environment that ships with multiple packages built against the GTK+ 3.20 technologies.
Xubuntu 16.10 also comes with an up-to-date Xfce Terminal app that was ported to the GTK+ 3.20 technologies, which invaded other official Ubuntu flavors from the Yakkety Yak release as well, and it looks like many Xfce plugins were ported to GTK3 for this cycle, which will receive security and software updates for 9 months, until July 2017.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/xubuntu-16-10-released-includes-xfce-packages-built-with-gtk-plus-3-technologies-509273.shtml
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht

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