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Apple Seeds First OS X 10.8.5 Beta to Developers

After releasing OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to the public in early June, Apple has seeded the first beta of OS X 10.8.5, Build 12F9, to developers. According to 9to5Mac, Apple has also seeded the 10.8.5 beta to its Retail Team.

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Apple also released a developer preview of OS X Mavericks last week, which is expected to be released to the public this fall.

The update is available through the software update tool in the Mac App Store and Apple's Developer Page.

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15 months ago

as I always joke, "name one thing good that's ever come from patience."

isn't there a saying about the the early bird gets the worm?



"And the second mouse gets the cheese"
Rating: 6 Votes
15 months ago
I just assumed everyone was on 10.9 already.
Rating: 5 Votes
15 months ago

Hope this fixes the sleep issues I have with my new iMac, loosing network drives after waking from deep sleep. Also USB drives being disconnected unexpectedly after waking up.

http://www.apple.com/feedback/macosx.html

Updated kernel extensions and frameworks in this delta update (newer than in 10.8.4 GM):

AMDRadeonAccelerator.kext
AMDRadeonVADriver.bundle
AMDRadeonX3000GLDriver.bundle
AMDRadeonX4000GLDriver.bundle
AppleACPIPlatform.kext
AppleAHCIPort.kext
AppleAPIC.kext
AppleBacklight.kext
AppleBacklightExpert.kext
AppleCameraInterface.kext
AppleEFIRuntime.kext
AppleGraphicsPowerManagement.kext
AppleHDA.kext
AppleHIDKeyboard.kext
AppleHSSPIHIDDriver.kext
AppleHSSPISupport.kext
AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext
AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient.kext
AppleIntelFramebufferAzul.kext
AppleIntelFramebufferCapri.kext
AppleIntelHD3000Graphics.kext
AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsGA.plugin
AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsGLDriver.bundle
AppleIntelHD3000GraphicsVADriver.bundle
AppleIntelHD4000Graphics.kext
AppleIntelHD4000GraphicsGLDriver.bundle
AppleIntelHD4000GraphicsVADriver.bundle
AppleIntelHD5000Graphics.kext
AppleIntelHD5000GraphicsGLDriver.bundle
AppleIntelHD5000GraphicsVADriver.bundle
AppleIntelHDGraphics.kext
AppleIntelHDGraphicsFB.kext
AppleIntelHDGraphicsGA.plugin
AppleIntelHDGraphicsGLDriver.bundle
AppleIntelHDGraphicsVADriver.bundle
AppleIntelHSWVA.bundle
AppleIntelIVBVA.bundle
AppleIntelLpssDmac.kext
AppleIntelLpssGspi.kext
AppleIntelLpssSpiController.kext
AppleIntelSNBGraphicsFB.kext
AppleIntelSNBVA.bundle
AppleLPC.kext
AppleMikeyHIDDriver.kext
AppleMultitouchDriver.kext
ApplePlatformEnabler.kext
AppleSMBusController.kext
AppleSMBusPCI.kext
AppleSMC.kext
AppleSMCLMU.kext
AppleStorageDrivers.kext
AppleThunderboltDPAdapters.kext
AppleThunderboltEDMService.kext
AppleThunderboltNHI.kext
AppleThunderboltPCIAdapters.kext
AppleThunderboltUTDM.kext
AppleTopCase.kext
AppleUpstreamUserClient.kext
AppleUSBAudio.kext
ATI2400Controller.kext
ATI2600Controller.kext
ATI3800Controller.kext
ATI4600Controller.kext
ATI4800Controller.kext
ATI5000Controller.kext
ATI6000Controller.kext
ATI7000Controller.kext
ATIFramebuffer.kext
ATIRadeonX2000.kext
ATIRadeonX2000GA.plugin
ATIRadeonX2000GLDriver.bundle
ATIRadeonX2000VADriver.bundle
ATISupport.kext
AudioAUUC.kext
CoreStorage.kext
GeForce.kext
GeForceGA.plugin
GeForceGLDriver.bundle
GeForceVADriver.bundle
IO80211Family.kext
IOAccelerator2D.plugin
IOAcceleratorFamily.kext
IOAcceleratorFamily2.kext
IOAHCIFamily.kext
IOAudioFamily.kext
IOBluetoothFamily.kext
IOBluetoothHIDDriver.kext
IOFireWireFamily.kext
IOGraphicsFamily.kext
IOHIDFamily.kext
IONDRVSupport.kext
IONetworkingFamily.kext
IOPCIFamily.kext
IOPlatformPluginFamily.kext
IOSCSIArchitectureModelFamily.kext
IOThunderboltFamily.kext
IOUSBAttachedSCSI.kext
IOUSBFamily.kext
IOUSBMassStorageClass.kext
IOVideoFamily.kext
MrRetrofireOS.kext
NVDAGF100Hal.kext
NVDAGK100Hal.kext
NVDANV50Hal.kext
NVDAResman.kext
NVDAStartup.kext
OSvKernDSPLib.kext
PromiseSTEX.kext
System.kext
vecLib.kext


Accelerate.framework
ApplicationServices.framework
AudioToolbox.framework
AudioUnit.framework
AVFoundation.framework
CoreAudio.framework
CoreGraphics.framework
CoreMediaIO.framework
CoreWLAN.framework
IOBluetooth.framework
IOBluetoothUI.framework
IOKit.framework
Kernel.framework
Message.framework
OpenCL.framework
OpenGL.framework
QTKit.framework
Quartz.framework
QuickTime.framework
StoreKit.framework
vecLib.framework

Rating: 4 Votes
15 months ago
"Sometime in the fall?" Come on now, we all know it'll be the last day of Fall. ;)

D.
Rating: 3 Votes
15 months ago
Any update on ML's shutdown speed with 10.8.5? Is it snappier?

e.g. Lion had fast shutdown speed, so why can't Mountain Lion have similar or slightly slower shutdown than Lion - e.g. Lion shuts down in 2-3 seconds whereas Mountain Lion shuts down in 20-30 seconds. No matter what people say about the time needed to shutdown lots of processes, it does not explain why Mountain Lion's shutdown is so much longer than Lion's.
Rating: 3 Votes
15 months ago
Every update is appreciated. 10.9 is still far away.
Rating: 2 Votes
15 months ago

as I always joke, "name one thing good that's ever come from patience."

isn't there a saying about the the early bird gets the worm?


A non-buggy,well tested, 10.9. ;)
Rating: 2 Votes
15 months ago

June 10.

It only shows up for developers.

It keeps showing up for me in the mas updates but now I just ignore it because I don't want it.


But you said:

The safari 6.1 released recently has been problematic


Which implies that it has been 'released' to the public when in reality you're complaining about a beta that is only available to developers and thus hasn't been 'released'.
Rating: 1 Votes
15 months ago
Yes. I also have safari 7.0 in mavericks.

As I said before, one of my email accounts uses the microsoft outlook web app and it isn't fully functional in safari 6.1. It's not fully functional in 7.0 either. But it works perfectly in 6.0.5.
Rating: 1 Votes
15 months ago
Looks like 8.14..44 310.40.00.10f02.

I've also heard that 10.8.5 includes openGL support up to 4.0 (slightly behind 10.9 which has some 4.1 or 4.2).
Rating: 1 Votes

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