Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak is reaching the end of its life. Its users will no longer receive security notices, critical fixes, or updated packages after today, July 20. Even third-party PPAs will end support for Ubuntu 16.10 too.
Ubuntu 16.10 was released on October 13, 2016. It’s a short term release with a 9-month support cycle. User can choose:
- either upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04, the latest short term release with support until Jan 2018.
- or download Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, long-term support release with 5-year support cycle, which will end support in 2021