Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak installation Steps
Finally, Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak stable version is released and it’s now ready to download for universal Ubuntu users. Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak will be supported for 9 months, of course, also we can use 16.04 LTS for Long-term service for next 3 years.
Canonical released Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak with Hybrid cloud operations with the new version of Unity 8 for desktops users, and few more updates with new features.
If you’re looking for version updating 16.04 to 16.10, I’ll not recommend it, because of any such a major change over the previous version 16.04LTS. oh-oh, that means I’m not denying to upgrade, it just about latest features. Of course, Ubuntu 16.10 release with some interesting new features, follow this articles to know more about what that latest features in this release.
Mainly we can talk about update of Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkey Yak is based on the Linux kernel 4.8 & Unity 8
In the desktop version of Ubuntu 16.10 is release with some interesting features. check out the below features.
Desktop Version Features:
LibreOffice 5.2 – native gtk3 menu bar in LibreOffice
systemd – updated as per user services.
Server Edition Features:
OpenStack Newton and included latest OpenStack releases
DPDK 16.07 – Data plane Development Kit
MAAS 2.0 – Metal as a Service
Snapd 2.16 – Package any app for every Linux desktop, server, cloud or device, and deliver updates directly.
LXD 2.4.1 – The LXD container hypervisor
Okay, Now let start the installation process,
First, download the latest version of Ubuntu Yakkety Yak versions from below links.
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Installation ISO files download links.
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 64bit — http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.10/ubuntu-16.10-desktop-amd64.iso
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 32bit — http://d1sux8hvljkk5b.cloudfront.net/ubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386.iso
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak server 64bit – http://d1sux8hvljkk5b.cloudfront.net/ubuntu-16.10-server-amd64.iso
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak server 32bit – http://releases.ubuntu.com/16.10/ubuntu-16.10-server-i386.iso
After the download of the latest version of Ubuntu 16.10 Binary ISO Image, burn it to DVD or USB media.
Follow the steps as below. I’ll recommend you to use the open source tool to burn the DVD/USB.
Click Here to download Open Source tool – Rufus
Powering on the system, enter into BIOS settings and set DVD/USB drive as a first boot device, then save the changes and restart the system to boot from DVD.
This is something important step is to divide the partitions on your system. Select Installation media type then select the Use LVM as partition scheme for a better management, then Click here option to create them automatically.
Note: here I have selected something else to show how can we create the portioning in Ubuntu environment.
Highlight LVM partitioning image as below
In this step, we have so many options to change the Languages are system support and Keyboard language. If you want to use both Languages click on both or you can add other languages but the server recommended language is English.
Enter the below-asked information for creating username and Password and system name. choose a strong password with one at least eight characters in length (alpha-numerical and special characters) and click on Continue.