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Ubuntu 17.10 Finishes Its Transition to Python 3.6, Ubuntu 16.10 EOL Coming July

The company highlights the fact that the Python 3.6 transition for the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 operating system is almost complete, Python 3.6 now being a supported version in the distribution, as well as the fact that its Netplan project to unify and clean up networking configuration in Ubuntu was finally implemented by default in Artful Aardvark. As we reported last week, Canonical was quick to patch the infamous “Stack Clash” security flaw (CVE-2017-1000364) across all supported Ubuntu releases by updating the kernel packages to the newest upstream versions. If you haven’t updated your Ubuntu OS yet, make sure you do so as soon as you read this article.