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  • Apple Rolls Out Mac OS X 10.6.8


    On Tuesday, MMi's Matt Savoca posed a burning question within the hallowed forums of MMi: "Hey, Apple…. Where's 10.6.8?"

    Today, Apple answered Matt along with the rest of the Mac world by releasing Mac OS X 10.6.8, the eighth maintenance update for Snow Leopard. It's available now through a Software Update from Apple. All told, it's a release we expected sooner rather than later, especially since the roll out of Final Cut Pro X earlier this week directly referenced Mac OS X 10.6.8

    According to Apple's own encouragement, 10.6.8 update "is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac."

    The fixes referenced by Apple are specifically those that:

    - Enhance the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion
    - Resolve an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit
    - Improve support for IPv6
    - Improve VPN reliability
    - Identify and remove known variants of Mac Defender

    To get Mac OS X 10.6.8, click here.

    Source: Apple
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Apple Rolls Out Mac OS X 10.6.8 started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. SwatPac's Avatar
      SwatPac -
      Hey Apple, STFU and give me Lion!!!!! At least give us a release DATE, not release month or season.
    1. steve-z17's Avatar
      steve-z17 -
      Just waiting for Lion to roll out....
    1. tewen's Avatar
      tewen -
      I don't know if it is only me, but it seems after updating, start up became slower than before.
    1. itzthestoff's Avatar
      itzthestoff -
      I want legacy kernel to come out for this, since I'm running an AMD hackintosh!