Welcome to the Ubuntu 'Xenial Xerus' development release

This release is still in development. Do not install it on production machines.

Thanks for your interest in this development release of Ubuntu. The Ubuntu developers are moving very quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This development release brings you a taste of the newest features for the next version of Ubuntu.


Please help to test this development snapshot and report problems back to the developers. For more information about testing Ubuntu, please read:


Reporting Bugs

This development release of Ubuntu contains bugs. If you want to help out with bugs, the Bug Squad is always looking for help. Please read the following information about reporting bugs:


Then report bugs using apport in Ubuntu. For example:

  ubuntu-bug linux

will open a bug report in Launchpad regarding the linux package. Your comments, bug reports, patches and suggestions will help fix bugs and improve future releases.

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More Information

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