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Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Has Entered Feature Freeze, Beta Lands February 23

February 16 marks both the Feature Freeze and Debian Import Freeze stages of development for Ubuntu 17.04, which means that application developer are no longer allowed to push new features to the upcoming operating systems, but only bugfix releases of their packages that address critical bugs. Iain Lane informs developers who still have some exciting new features that need to be submitted to the proposed repositories of Ubuntu 17.04 that they can go ahead and read the Feature Freeze Exception Process page on the Ubuntu wiki to familiarize themselves with the entire process.