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Apple Releases Revised Mac OS X 10.6.8 With Patch for Existing Users

Apple today released a series of Mac OS X 10.6.8 releases, apparently revising the original version as well as offering a "supplemental update" to patch systems that have already been upgraded to the latest version of Mac OS X Snow Leopard.
The Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and resolves issues with:

- Transferring personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion
- Certain network printers that pause print jobs immediately and fail to complete
- System audio that stops working when using HDMI or optical audio out
Available downloads include:

- Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update (10.19 MB) - for users already on Mac OS X 10.6.8
- Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update v.1.1 (453.55 MB) - delta release for users who have yet to update to Mac OS X 10.6.8
- Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update Combo v1.1 (1.09 GB) - combo release for users who have yet to update to Mac OS X 10.6.8

- Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server Supplemental Update (10.23 MB) - for users already on Mac OS X Server 10.6.8
- Mac OS X Server v10.6.8 Update v1.1 (518.28 MB) - delta release for users who have yet to update to Mac OS X Server 10.6.8
- Mac OS X Server v10.6.8 Update Combo v1.1 (1.18 GB) - combo release for users who have yet to update to Mac OS X Server 10.6.8

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45 months ago
If you have a revision nomenclature, stick to it.

This is going to be very confusing. Imagine the support call "What OS? " 10.6.8. "Which One? " Huh?
Rating: 21 Votes
45 months ago

If you have a revision nomenclature, stick to it.

This is going to be very confusing. Imagine the support call "What OS? " 10.6.8. "Which One? " Huh?


This. Now we sysadmins have to worry about which version of 10.6.8 is installed on each workstation. ARD won't be of help; it will report both patched and unpatched as 10.6.8. Just what I needed; more work. :confused:
Rating: 7 Votes
45 months ago

I can't wait for a Lion update... I've had a few crashing issues lately.


I don't have crashing issues, but I do think Lion is pretty buggy.
Rating: 5 Votes
45 months ago

Again. What bug?


The standard support for TRIM that isnt working in third party SSDs.
Rating: 5 Votes
45 months ago
I can't wait for a Lion update... I've had a few crashing issues lately.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago

If you have a revision nomenclature, stick to it.

This is going to be very confusing. Imagine the support call "What OS? " 10.6.8. "Which One? " Huh?


Ugh. Totally.

Our Macs at work aren't online so I can't just say "check for updates." I have to download updates and bring them over on a flash drive. This kind of thing makes it MUCH harder to keep track of what needs to be done on each machine.

Sure, I can read this article today and do this now, but what if one of them needs to be re-formatted in the future? I'll have to remember this specific thing and look it up in the future and then download it in addition to 10.6.8. Just putting out 10.6.9 would have been so much easier.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago
sticking with snow leopard. Found way to many bugs in Lion to use it. Its frankly a total mess.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago
Thanks to this update now everything works just like on 10.6.7 :D:D:D

Glad to have this bugs fixed, although it took 1 month for them to do so.

Welcome back Snow Leopard. You'll have to wait a little longer Lion...
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago
back to snow leopard for me i think. now im just getting beach balls every time i click on something in the itunes store. did i mention that my display doesnt sleep anymore?

i also asked apple for a refund which they have agreed to.

Lets be clear that just because you don't have problems with your installation it doesn't mean other people are having major issues with theirs.

mac os x lion in my opinion just has too many bugs. Maybe i'll try again when .1 or .2 has dropped.
Rating: 3 Votes
45 months ago
Where's my 10.5.9 ?
Oh, that's right. That's called 10.6 :D
Rating: 2 Votes

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