Ubuntu Studio 16.04 发布了，Ubuntu Studio是Ubuntu的变体，它定位于GNU/Linux音频、视频、图像爱好者及专家。该发行提供一套开源应用软件的收藏，它们可以用于多媒体创建。
该版本将会被持续支持三年，不过下一版本预计到2018年就会发布，这也是最新的 LTS 版本。以下是一些值得关注的内容：
- Adoption of the whisker menu
Desktop setup is more closely synced with Xubuntu in this release which results in a change in many of the preinstalled packages in our desktop meta.
- New font: Droid has been replaced by Noto.
The categorization in the menu has changed from 5 categories down to 3 – audio, graphicsand video. Photography is now available as a subcategory under graphics.
The application ubuntustudio-controls is now functional and able to administer realtime privilege for users.
Ubuntu has followed Debian in moving from libav back to ffmpeg.
Special notice for ardour – there is now only one ardour in the archive now, and it is version 4. The package ardour3 only exists as a transitional package and depends on ardour.
- New selection of desktop backgrounds made by the winners of the community wallpaper-contest.