If You Want To Upgrade To OS X Lion, You Need To Install Snow Leopard's 10.6.8 Update | Cult of Mac

If You Want To Upgrade To OS X Lion, You Need To Install Snow Leopard’s 10.6.8 Update



The latest major patch update to Mac OS X 10.6.8 just got pumped through Software Update, and this is one patch everyone with a Mac is going to want to make as soon as possible: without it, you won’t be able to upgrade to 10.7 Lion when it is released on the Mac App Store next month.

Here’s what’s new:

The 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, including fixes 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

You can see full release notes here. To download the update, either open Software Update or download the update directly here.

[via MacRumors]


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