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OS 10.4 - 10.4.5 is out...


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Just picked up the new version in software update...

*says a quick prayer.... clicks install*

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The 10.4.5 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies:

- iChat video conferencing
- Safari rendering of web pages
- usability of Dashboard and widgets
- viewing of QuickTime streaming media behind a firewall
- printing to some Epson printer models
- iDisk and Portable Home Directory syncing
- time zone and daylight savings for 2006 and 2007
- VPN connections to Cisco servers when using NAT
- compatibility with third party applications and devices
- previous standalone security updates

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Thank you sb18 for the info..
looks like I will have to get that upgrade soon

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Awesome. I'm about to DL it. Do people have problems with these updates?
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Just installed the 10.4.5 update in my iMac 2.1Ghz iSight 20". Repaired permissions. All is fine so far.
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Thanks for the notice

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http://digg.com/apple/Apple_s_OSx86_...ecurity_Broken
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and what does that have to do with the 10.4.5 update exactly...........



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I appears that 10.4.4 has been hacked. Question is does 10.4.5, close the problem.

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Define "hacked". OS X 86'd? Or hacked, as in I don't even know what.
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The Intel version of Mac OS X 10.4.4 was cracked to run on generic PCs, not just Intel Macs.

Among other things, the hack involved replacing the 10.4.4 kernel and Finder. With what, who knows.
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So, did it break PithHelmet again? Anything else? Just d/l'ed it but might wait to install.

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I hope it fixes my machine, it has been running like a sloth since I installed 10.4.4.
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OK, installed it and PithHelmet still works. Hasn't broken anything else yet but you do need to update USB Overdrive if you're using it.

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Originally Posted by dtravis7
Just installed the 10.4.5 update in my iMac 2.1Ghz iSight 20". Repaired permissions. All is fine so far.
What is the relevance of running a repair permission after doing an update?

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I am making a guess here. I believe that when software is install the first thing is done, is that certian directories/folders permissions are changed in order to make it easier to load the software. Or the permissions of the upgrade or patch is different than the final application release permissions. By replairing file permission you ensure that everything has been stored to the default level. In case something has been changed and not changed back.

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