Ubuntu 16.10 Developer Summit Videos To Watch This Weekend
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 6 May 2016 at 08:12 AM EDT. 1 Comment
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This week was the Ubuntu Online Summit for planning about Ubuntu 16.10. Here are some videos for your enjoyment this weekend if you didn't get a chance to watch them live.

Some of the main highlights from UOS-1605 for Ubuntu 16.10 planning was word Ubuntu 16.10 won't use Mir / Unity 8 by default and planning their next steps in areas like convergence, killing off Python 2 in main, and more.

If you are curious about the whole Snappy craze and how Snaps have come to the desktop in Ubuntu 16.04 for next-generation package management, here's a demo:


On a related note, the roadmap for Snapcraft:


A look at the developer desktop of Ubuntu 16.10 and beyond. Besides working on the Unity 8 features itself, the video mentions continued work on the Chromium Mir backend, the GTK Mir backend, etc.


Mark Shuttleworth's Q&A if you want to hear his thoughts on various matters:


You can find all of the Ubuntu 16.10 summit videos via summit.ubuntu.com.
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