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PHP 5.5.15 Officially Released

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PHP 5.5.15, an HTML-embedded scripting language with syntax borrowed from C, Java, and Perl, with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in, has been released and it’s now available for download.

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Files (Nautilus) 3.13.2 Has Been Improved for Adwaita Theme

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The GNOME developers behind the Nautilus project (now known as Files) have announced that version 3.13.2 is now available for download and testing.
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Budgie Desktop 5.1 Is a Superb New Desktop Environment for Conservative Users

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The developer of Evolve OS, Ikey Doherty, has made a new desktop environment called Budgie Desktop and released a new version of it.

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Lifejacket Pack in Linux: Our List of the Essential Linux Apps

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With so many flavors of Linux and the awesome apps in their repositories, finding the right app for getting things done can be tough. In our annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we're highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.

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Wine 1.7.22 Arrives with Lots of Fixes for Games

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Wine 1.7.22 is a new development version of the software that has been announced and its makers have implemented quite a few changes and improvements, not to mention various fixes for a huge number of Windows applications.

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Geary Is Getting Ready to Take Thunderbird Head-On

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Geary, a lightweight email program designed around conversations and built for the GNOME desktop by the Yorba software group, is now at version 0.7.0.

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