Mesa 13.0.4 for 16.04 & 16.10

Unlike some online news might’ve let you believe, Mesa 13.0.x is not going to be in 16.04 LTS. And it has only been days since it received the “dated” 12.0.6 release as a SRU together with 16.10.

That said, 13.0.4 is now available on ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/updates for both 16.04 and 16.10. The PPA carries latest LLVM 3.9.1 package as well which fixes some bugs for Radeon users. There were some games released recently that benefit from these, which is one more reason why these backports were (finally) made available.

Update: Ubuntu 17.04 will ship with Mesa 17, so that’s the version which will be backported to 16.04 next.

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6 Responses to “Mesa 13.0.4 for 16.04 & 16.10”

  1. Robert Hooker Says:

    It’ll skip straight to mesa 17 next for 16.04.3 is what he means I’m assuming, 13.0.4 is just an interim step.

  2. omgubuntu Says:

    Thanks for pinging me on Twitter, IRC, Google+ or via the contact form on the website so that I could update the article and ensure readers got the correct information 👍

  3. Hortensia Diluca Says:

    This has been really one of the best blogs i have read. It was really informative.Looking forward for a lot more blogs of this in near coming future

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