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Ubuntu 16.10 Beta Launches for Opt-in Flavors, Adds GCC 6.2 and LibreOffice 5.2

Time flies when you have fun, and, whether you believe it or not, Ubuntu 16.10 is already in the Beta stages of development, but only for the opt-in flavors, namely Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, and Ubuntu Kylin. It appears that Xubuntu will be skipping this first Beta release. Ubuntu itself no longer participates in the Beta 1 milestone, only the Final Beta, which is also the second Beta build for the opt-in flavors. And if you’re wondering what’s new since the Alpha 2 release, we can tell you that there isn’t much, mostly software updates and a few minor, under-the-hood improvements.