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Fedora 22 and 23 backgrounds updated with extras

F23-backgrounds is recently updated with the newest wallpapers including extra and is now available in stable repository. Simply update via Software application on latest Fedora 23 Workstation or command pkcon update f23-backgrounds-base f23-backgrounds-extras
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In addition f22-backgrounds received a much needed update with the inclusion of previous supplemental wallpapers winnners. Please test them for all version to push them to stable release.

Here is also the directory for distributions looking to package these wallpapers.

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