Release Notes for Ubuntu Studio 16.10 Yakkety Yak

Please see YakketyYak/ReleaseNotes for general Ubuntu release notes.

Getting Ubuntu Studio Yakkety Yak (16.10)

Download a Disk Image

Instructions for burning the image to a DVD or USB flash drive can be found on the Burning ISO Howto.

Check MD5SUM for the downloaded ISO

It is recommended to check your image file so your installation goes smoothly. Compare your MD5 checksum with the correct ones found alongside the images.

Changes for this release (compared to Xenial 16.04)

Additions and Changes


  • Added dgedit
  • Added drumgizmo


  • Replaced gnome-color-manager with dispcalgui
  • Added gpick
  • Krita has been removed from Yakkety temporarily


  • Added calibre
  • Added pdf-shuffler
  • Added plume-creator


  • Replaced recordmydesktop with vokoscreen

Current Version Of Main Multimedia Packages

  • Ardour v5.0.0
  • Blender v2.77a
  • Darktable v2.0.5
  • Font Manager v0.7.2
  • Gimp v2.8.18
  • Inkscape v0.91
  • KDEnlive v16.04.3
  • Krita v2.9.7 (Note: Krita has been removed from Yakkety temporarily)
  • LMMS v1.1.3
  • Pitivi v0.97.1
  • qJackCtl v0.4.2
  • Scribus v1.4.6

Known Problems

  • First entry of the boot-menu "Try Ubuntu Studio without installing" does not get translated into the chosen language (1550186). The text is now translatable, but has not yet been translated for all languages.

  • parole crashing with SIGSEGV in cogl_matrix_entry_ref() (1550198)

  • ImageMagick Entries not working in whiskers menu (1550210)

  • Scribus defaults to 10.15 Saturday Night BRK Regular font (1550216)

  • Calibre-parallel crashed with SIGSEGV in QObject::disconnect() (1616864)

  • Krita temporarily removed from Yakkety (1633129)


Ubuntu Studio Yakkety Yak (16.10) will be supported for 9 months until July 2017. If you need Long Term Support, it is recommended you use Ubuntu Studio Xenial 16.04 LTS instead.

Contact Us

Ways to contact the Ubuntu Studio Team are listed here

YakketyYak/ReleaseNotes/UbuntuStudio (last edited 2016-10-13 16:01:05 by rosco2)