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I'm a newer mac user, so I havent gone through OS updates and such. I'm hearing bout the 'revolutionary' changes for OS X 10.8 and I'm wondering if this type of upgrade is provided via the automatic software updates or if its an entire new version of the OS that you need to purchase.

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10.7 isn't even out yet.

And each 10.X upgrade requires you to buy an upgrade disk (it was only $29 for Snow Leopard). Often if your mac is newly bought, Apple will provide you with a free upgrade if an OS new version comes out within 3 months of purchase

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Hard to say about 10.8 since 10.7 is not even out yet and there hasn't been much word about what it may bring.

However, it would be an upgrade to a new version to purchase.

Oh, and it's OS X.

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Do you mean 10.5.8?
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