Ubuntu 16.10 updates its GTK + library to version 3.20

The operating system Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) it stays up to date on all its components and its graphics libraries have not been neglected at all. According to one of its developers, the graphical components of the environment are being improved and, specifically, the section referring to GTK + which now reach the latest version developed, the 3.20.

Thanks to this update, several classic Ubuntu applications will benefit, such as the file manager Nautilus, The disk analyzer Baobab and the popular web browser Firefox.

nautilus 3.20

Ubuntu 16.10 it is a living operating system and proof of this is the constant evolution of it and its components. This time it was the turn of the GTK + 3.20 graphics library on which the desktop environment theme and Radiance theme. The rest of the system components will be gradually updated to the new version of the library.

This update also benefits other system applications, such as the Nautilus file explorer (of which a solution is still being sought for error that occurs when displaying the black background in your windows), The Baobab Disk Analyzer and the Firefox 46 web browser that they improve their stability thanks to this latest update.

Until now, this update was only available through the Ubuntu and PPA repositories it presented certain errors that to date have all been fixed. That’s why you have the option to upgrade your computers to the latest versions without any problems (except for the aforementioned black background error in the Nautilus app). If this problem does not particularly affect your daily work, you can update your computer using the following commands via the terminal.


sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/gtk320
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade

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