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  • OSX 10.5.7 Finally Out, Last Stop to Snow Leopard!


    Apple has finally release the much awaited and the last major update for leopard, till their next OSX release- Snow Leopard! Apple has been busy, constantly updating 10.5.7 and seeding it to developers in short periods for the past few weeks and now it's here.

    The update of course is a big leap for Leopard over 10.5.6 which was released few months ago. As usual, the update comes in two flavors - combo (729 MB) for updating from any version of OSX 10.5 and the delta version (442 MB) to upgrade from 10.5.6.

    The list of changes is quite huge.

    General

    * Includes latest security fixes.
    * Includes additional RAW image support for several third-party cameras.
    * Improves performance of video playback and cursor movements for recent Macs with NVIDIA graphics.
    * Resolves an issue with Dvorak keyboard layout in Mac OS X 10.5.6.
    * Improves the reliability and accuracy of Unit Converter, Stocks, Weather and Movies Dashboard widgets.
    * Addresses a situation that may cause issues when logging into Gmail.
    * Improves reliability when syncing contacts with Yahoo!.
    * Expansion Slot Utility for Mac Pro now reports the correct PCIe slot configuration.
    * Improves network performance when connected to certain Ethernet switches that have Flow Control enabled.
    * Improves stability for network home directories hosted by Mac OS X Server v10.4.
    * Improves Finder search results for network volumes that may not support Spotlight searching, such as Mac OS X Server v10.4, Time Capsule, and third-party AFP servers.
    * Includes several improvements to Directory Service and Client Management, which are described in the About Mac OS X Server 10.5.7 Update article.

    iCal

    * Improves overall reliability with CalDav.
    * Improves reliability when automatically syncing with MobileMe.

    Mail

    * Addresses reliability and sync issues with Notes.
    * Addresses an issue that may cause the BCC field to populate incorrectly when redirecting a message from the Sent mailbox.

    Parental Controls

    * Improves consistency with Parental Controls and application restrictions.
    * Addresses an issue in which time limits may not work properly with full-screen games and Fast User Switching.

    Printing

    * Resolves an issue that may cause certain third-party printers to print to the incorrect paper tray.
    * Non-admin user accounts can now be allowed to add and remove printers by enabling Parental Controls and selecting "Can administer printers".
    * Includes other printing reliability and stability improvements.
    This version greatly increases the stability as well as security of the OS. You can get it from your familiar Software Update window
    This article was originally published in forum thread: OSX 10.5.7 Finally Out, Last Stop to Snow Leopard! started by sayam View original post