MATE Desktop 1.16 Lands in Ubuntu MATE 16.10, Coming Soon to Ubuntu MATE 16.04

  • Post Updated: April 3, 2024

Ubuntu MATE project leader Martin Wimpress announced today, October 6, 2016, that the latest MATE 1.16 desktop environment has landed in the stable repositories of the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system.

When we reported last week on the availability of the Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Beta 2 pre-release, we told you that it shipped with MATE 1.15.1 packages, which were the last development version for MATE 1.16. At that point in time, Martin Wimpress promised that the final release of Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) will launch with the MATE 1.16 desktop environment by default.

And guess what? Today, those who choose to become early adopters can now enjoy the new MATE 1.16 desktop on their Ubuntu MATE 16.10 installation, and this al… (read more)

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