In the middle of summer, one of the most awaited arrivals to the repositories of our Ubuntu systems takes place. Specifically for the version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Great Xerus, here comes the version 2.0.10 of the irritable tool.
With a number of new improvements that mainly affect the optical device support the has also been optimized virtual file system support and options have been added for the installation and upgrade of packages from different versions.
Although it requires few presentations already, Irritable is a transactional package manager designed by Canonical for its Ubuntu operating system and available for many other Linux distributions where they are provided. atomic models of file systems with autonomous functionality and capabilities within the operating system itself. In other words that is, 1 sandbox self employed with the packages and information needed to run on our system. This provides 1 double benefitOn the one hand we have the independence provided by the built-in hard drive its own modules, and on the other the security of a sandbox that acts outside our operating system.
Now, with the arrival of version 2.0.10 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS users can expect a series of new improvements that they will certainly appreciate. First, access has been added to snapd of new devices such as webcams or external media players that are connected by MPRIS specification (Media Player Remote Interfacing Specification) By the D-Bus interface. They are also included now new options from the interface of orders that allow us to choose if we want to install or update a container and with what type of release, edge, Beta, candidate or stable. Support for the has also been improved file sharing from the GNOME GVFS virtual file system to own home of the user.
This update is available from official system repositories, We recommend that you always update your systems as soon as possible for greater stability and the option to use the new features available.