Mark Shuttleworth, the founder and CEO of Canonical has announced the codename of Ubuntu 16.10 – “Yakkety Yak.”
Mark posted on his blog:
Y is for …Yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yakkety yak. Naturally.
As you know, Ubuntu releases are generally named an animal with a preceding adjective and they present in alphabetical order. Example: P – Precise Pangolin, Q – Quantal Quetzal, R – Raring Ringtail, S – Saucy Salamander, T – Trusty Tahr, U – Utopic Unicorn, V – Vivid Vervet, W – Wily Werewolf (Ubuntu 15.04) and now X – Xenial Xerus (Ubuntu 16.10).
YAKKETY Yak! What Does It Mean?
Well, sound like so funny. YAKKETY is not a complete word, can mean a lot of things. But, i guess, as yakking means talking continuously, Yakkety could mean talkative. But according to Wikipedia, yak is a long- haired bovid (cattle, of sort) or ox.
here’s the picture of YAK for you.
A yak in the Nepalese Himalayas. Image source: Wikipedia.
So, what does Ubuntu 16.10’s codename Yakkety Yak mean to you? Tell us via comment box.