Version 16.10 Release Date: October 13, 2016
NOTE: This distro comes on 2 CDs. You will receive both 32 bit and 64 bit versions This distro comes on a CD. Please ensure that your system will read from a CD before ordering.
What's new in ubuntu 15.10?
Ubuntu 16.10 includes the latest OpenStack release, Newton, including the following components:
OpenStack Identity - Keystone
OpenStack Imaging - Glance
OpenStack Block Storage - Cinder
OpenStack Compute - Nova
OpenStack Networking - Neutron
OpenStack Telemetry - Ceilometer and Aodh
OpenStack Orchestration - Heat
OpenStack Dashboard - Horizon
OpenStack Object Storage - Swift
OpenStack Database as a Service - Trove
OpenStack DNS - Designate
OpenStack Bare-metal - Ironic
OpenStack Filesystem - Manila
OpenStack Key Manager - Barbican
Please refer to the OpenStack Newton release notes for full details of this release of OpenStack.
Qemu has been updated to the 2.6.1 release.
Additionally this includes a backport to enable GPU Passthru for ppc64le.
Ubuntu 16.10 includes the latest release of DPDK, 16.07.
See the Release Notes for details.
Noteworthy for DPDK application developers is that upstream deprecated the old mechanism of a combined shared library. libdpdk.so is now a linker script referring to the - individually packaged - sub-libraries librte-*. Furthermore the DPDK related kernel modules are now provided as dkms based packages.
Libvirt has been updated to version 2.1. See the Changelogs for details.
In order to reduce the Debian delta, the main libvirt service has been renamed to libvirtd.service. libvirt-bin.service becomes an alias to maintain backwards compatibility.
Open vSwitch has been updated to the latest release, 2.6.
See the Open vSwitch News for mroe details.
The enablement of openvswitch-switch-dpdk has changed upstream. So if you are upgrading from a previously dpdk enabled configuration then you will need to update your enablement appropriately. See associated Readme at /usr/share/doc/openvswitch-switch-dpdk/README.Debian for details.
Ubuntu 16.10 ships with LXD 2.4.1. The main highlights for this new version of LXD are:
Building on the new AppArmor feature, it is now possible to install Snap packages inside LXD containers. For the time being, this is only possible with Ubuntu 16.10 containers that have the "squashfuse" package installed.
New network management features have been added to LXD, allowing the creation and management of bridges, DHCP settings, tunnels, ... More information can be found from "lxc network help" and in the upstream documentation.
A full changelog can be found at: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/news/
LXD 2.4.1 can also be tried online at: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/try-it/
All of cloud-init's recent development has been brought back to 16.04, so you've probably already used it in production! Some recent improvements include:
- changes with systemd integration to better enforce order of boot which improve the reliability of configuring disks and network.
- bug fixes
updated documentation on http://cloudinit.readthedocs.io
new format for configuring apt
support for configuring ntp
support for configuring lxd 2.3+.
The docker.io package has been updated to version 1.12.1. See the associated upstream release notes: https://github.com/docker/docker/releases/tag/v1.12.1
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