The _compression_libs.rb recipe fails on ubuntu 16 because they changed the name of the libsnappy1 package to libsnappy1v5.
The following will solve this issue:
Thanks for reporting! This code LGTM if you'd like to submit a github PR (to get the credit). Otherwise i'll submit one soon and we can get this patched.
Also note, if you are using HDP, this illuminated another issue I just created https://issues.cask.co/browse/COOK-127 for.
i'm using CDH, PR submitted
Thanks for the fix. Merged and released in v2.11.3