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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 403

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Gaming with Trine
  • News: OMG! Ubuntu! publishes Unity guide, Lubuntu nears "official" status, Mageia releases first live CDs, interview with wattOS' Ronald Ropp
  • Questions and answers: Choosing the right distribution and software
  • Released last week: Ubuntu 11.04, Slackware Linux 13.37, OpenBSD 4.9
  • Donations: Calibre receives US$300.00
  • New distributions: Icefeast Linux, Remix_OS
  • Reader comments

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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more