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Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Switches to GTK3, Adopts Snap Packages for the MATE Desktop

Yes, we’re talking about Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak), whose development cycle already started, and we reported the other day that the Software Boutique and Ubuntu MATE Welcome in-house built apps have received exciting new features. But, today, May 25, 2016, we have even more great news for our Ubuntu MATE readers, as it looks like the OS will be switching to using GTK3 by default.