I also can confirm that the latest kernel update (4.8.0-28-generic) has
fixed the problem to connecting to the project through VGA.
I'm not sure if this is related, but the kernel update killed proper
docking for the same machine, see:
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Ubuntu 16.10 no longer connects to Panasonic projector through vga
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