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Winners of the Ubuntu 16.10 Free Culture Showcase

October 5, 2016

It’s an exciting time for Ubuntu fans because next week will see the release of Ubuntu 16.10 and some interesting new features. But today we’re going to talk about one exciting user-facing change: the community wallpapers that were selected from the Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase!

Every cycle, talented artists around the world create media and release it under licenses that encourage sharing and adaptation. For Ubuntu 16.10, hundreds of such wallpapers were submitted to the Ubuntu 16.10 Free Culture Showcase photo pool on Flickr, where all eligible submissions can be found. But now the results are in, and the top choices, voted on by certain members of the Ubuntu community, and I’m proud to announce the winning images that will be included in Ubuntu 16.10:

A big congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who submitted a wallpaper. You can find these wallpapers today at the links above, or in your desktop wallpaper list after you upgrade or install Ubuntu 16.10 on October 13th.