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OS X Lion 10.7.5
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Apple OS X Lion is built on a rock-solid UNIX foundation, engineered to take full advantage of the technologies in every new Mac, and designed to deliver the most intuitive and integrated computer experience possible.

Hardware and software made for each other. Since the software on every Mac is created by the same company that makes the Mac, you get a fully integrated system in which everything works together perfectly. OS X works with the processor architecture in your Mac to deliver the best possible performance. Mac notebooks include a Multi-Touch trackpad that lets you
What's New
Version 10.7.5:

The 10.7.5 update is recommended for all OS X Lion users and includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. It also includes Gatekeeper, a new security feature that helps you keep your Mac safe from malicious software by giving you more control over what apps are installed on your Mac.

The 10.7.5 update also includes fixes that:

  • Resolve an issue where icons in Launchpad may get rearranged after a restart
  • Improve Wi-Fi reliability for iMac (Late 2009 and newer)
  • Resolve an issue using Spotlight to search an SMB server
  • Improve compatibility connecting to Active Directory servers
Version 10.7.5:

The 10.7.5 update is recommended for all OS X Lion users and includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. It also includes Gatekeeper, a new security feature that helps you keep your Mac safe from malicious software by giving you more control over what apps are installed on your Mac.

The 10.7.5 update also includes more...

Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.7.4 or later





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Mikael B commented on 18 Apr 2013
"According to Web metrics firm Net Applications, Snow Leopard accounted for 27% of all copies of OS X used to access the Internet in March. The 2009 operating system has resisted retirement, and in fact powered more Macs last month than OS X Lion, its 2011 successor."

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9236569/OS_X_Snow_Leopard_stubbornly_rejects_retirement

What does this fact say about the quality of Lion? I finally downgraded to Snow Leopard. Had to replace or abandon only 2 of my carefully selected apps that I had upgraded to full Lion compatibility. All serious stability issues disappeared, indicating it was not caused by hardware.
[Version 10.7.5]


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R397 reviewed on 08 Oct 2012
After this update usb APPLE mighty mouse right click function stops working on my mac pro. I have two usb mighty mouses, both shows the same.
Bluetooth magic mouse works normally.
[Version 10.7.5]

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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
Thanks for the warning. I had a premonition and didn't upgrade to 10.7.5 and I'm very happy.
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Mysticalos commented on 04 Oct 2012
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1599

10.7.5 supplimentary update available

fixes time machine issue below as well.
[Version 10.7.5]

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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
from yur link: "It is not needed if you install the Mac OS X Lion v10.7.5 Update (build 11G63)."
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Maclover1.1 reviewed on 29 Sep 2012
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
DO NOT UPGRADE TO 10.7.5
MAJOR TIME MACHINE/SPOTLIGHT ISSUE !!!!

BRAVO APPLE !

CAN I GIVE -5 STARS FOR THIS UPGRADE ????
[Version 10.7.5]

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Almar replied on 30 Sep 2012
I am experiencing this too.
Well, I am surprised no answers to these issues. I stopped using TimeMachine because is hanging for hours. Spotlight is a pain in the back since is slowing down the machine because it is always indexing... weeks to finish! I tried to restart spotlight several times unsuccessfully and I really need doc/mail search very often.. Hope some answer will come soon!
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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
Only a fool uses Time Machine anyway. Get a real backup app like QRecall or similar.
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Sir-Sixty-Nine replied on 18 Nov 2012
why this is happening? what's wrong w apple?
Jesus,it's not windows .. STUPID APPLE, WTF R THEY DOIN"?
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Cowicide replied on 22 Jun 2013
>why this is happening?

iPhone, iPad
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Glufs1 commented on 27 Sep 2012
number of folders and remaining space disappeard from open windows...
[Version 10.7.5]

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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
I don't see that in 10.7.4 so what's your point here?
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Beto-Boton reviewed on 25 Sep 2012
This update has ruined Timemachine which is now very slow.
Print as PDF now has stopped working.
Tested on 3 different models (MacBook late 2008 Alum, MacBooK Pro 2011 15", and MacBook Pro 2011 13"

Please save yourself, do not update!
[Version 10.7.5]


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Vvaves reviewed on 21 Sep 2012
10.7.5 Combo updater has messed up up all 3 iMac 3.4GHZ i7 SSD 16GB Ram I upgraded from 10.7.4.

-The worse nightmare of all:
Spotlight has become DEAD slow to index main boot SSD with only 45gb used 203 free, it shows 3 days with 10.7.4 it was doing it in less than 10 minutes.
I killed and relaunched spotlight, cleared old index, set only Boot drive marking all other drive including Timemachine with PRIVACY and tried most of the trick, same issue on the 3 computers I can't fix it. (Reset PRAM,Repair Perm run Diskwarrior, Reapplied 1075 combo)

Therefore Timemachine is also now veryslow when Spotlight is trying to index the main drive (even after excluding all drive and timemachine via Privacy)

- In the dock all shortcuts for folders and file from my NAS are becoming faceless with a question mark after each restart. Clicking on them re-activate the icon until the next restart. (DiskStation DS212+ Synology connected via AFP), Synology might have to update their software, I guess.

- Fast User Switching is activated by default top right of menu bar, it can be cleared via User& Group, clicking on Login Option and deslecting Show fast user switching menu.
[Version 10.7.5]

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MacUpdate---Ryan replied on 21 Sep 2012
Vvaves, have you tried enabling TRIM on your SSD using a tool like Chameleon? http://macupdate.com/app/mac/43656/chameleon-ssd-optimizer If so, it almost always gets disabled after a big software update, which might be the cause of your slow downs.
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Vvaves replied on 21 Sep 2012
Hi Ryan
Thanks for your suggestion, do not hesitate to correct me if I am wrong.

My 3 imacs have Apple SSD TS256C= 251GB
when I check in about this mac, TRIM support = YES in Hardware report

so I guess Trim is active so no need for Chamleon which I guess can enable TRIM on non Apple-branded only ?

I have now also updated a 4th imac which does not have an SSD and I ahve the same issue after resetting spotlight
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Rtouris reviewed on 20 Sep 2012
Is it me or 10.7.5 did NOT deliver for us stuck on older hardware...Let me elaborate.

First off Finder issues that have been plauging the system since 10.7.0 namely the inabilty to zoom list-view mode windows properly and "automatic" column sizing in double clicking the appropriate boundary between name and size columns for example are just to name few of the ones that stand out. These may be small nuisances at first glance, but things like these made OSX what it is today...elegance and attention to detail.

Then there's the HUGE performance drop when it comes to GRAPHICS performance and specifically to openGL. I've tested this on 2 different systems separated by more than 5 years, a MacBookPro2,2 (C2D 2.33 15.4''), as well as an iMac11,1 (i5 4cores 2.66 27'') only to find out that both NovaBench and OpenGL extensions viewer yield substantially lower results in the graphics sector which is also apparent during the tests (i.e. lower fps counters and all)..I've not gone into extensive benchmarking using game's timedemos and all, but still this is indicative of the trend Apple's unfortunately chose to go towards...

For the time being i feel let down by this.
[Version 10.7.5]

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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
This is interesting. Can you please supply info so I can repeat these tests?
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Joshk reviewed on 19 Sep 2012
This update broke my ProTools. Worked fine this morning, updated to 10.7.5 takes literally 10 minutes of beach ball hang to launch (when it actually does launch). Garbage. Will be downgrading tonight
[Version 10.7.5]

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Vitu replied on 20 Sep 2012
The best way to approach a system upgrade with ProTools is to wait for Avid's ok. Here's their RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/DUC-TechnicalAlerts
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Mikael B replied on 10 Nov 2012
That's Avids fault and your own fault, not Apples. Why are you upgrading the OS without verifying that your major apps support the new version?
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Mysticalos commented on 19 Sep 2012
10.8.2 Direct Downloads
Combo:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1581
Delta:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1580
[Version 10.7.5]

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Mysticalos replied on 19 Sep 2012
edit, meant these 2
10.7.5 Direct Downloads
Combo:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1582
Delta:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1583
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Misha replied on 19 Sep 2012
We're pointing to the direct download links via Download Now (delta) and Related Links (combo).
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Mysticalos replied on 19 Sep 2012
why did someone downvote my comments for putting up direct download links BEFORE macupdate had em? People amaze me. In fact, i found the direct download links and had em posted before ANYONE knew them cause i manually located them by hand incrimenting DL15XX url by hand until I located locate them. before they even showed up in master list here
http://support.apple.com/downloads/

Goes to show how under appriciative some people can be.
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Almar had trouble on 28 Sep 2012
Troubless! Time Machine which is very slow now, and Spotlight is a neverending indexing... (weeks...)
[Version 10.7.5]


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Macinman had trouble on 19 Apr 2012
I like some of the new features lion offers, and for the most part I find the os, to be problem free for me, however, there is one nasty bug I have encountered in the last couple months, that I can't seem to resolve.

I switched from cable to 4G for internet and now have a MiFi hotspot from verizon, everything is fine when i'm connected to the internet. The problem is, when I turn off the hotspot over night, the system will totally crash at random times while there is no internet connection, the only real way i have solved this is to actually put the macbook to sleep.

I tried the airport fix, of downgrading the airport driver to 3.2 from snow leopard, and it still crashes, so i'm getting the impression it's another part of the os, or an application/service running that crashes when there is no internet. I'm not sure if it's a full kernel panic because i let the display sleep but let the mac run, and the display is still off, but the rest of the mac is locked up. I have looked at console after such an event and i don't get much help there as in any really distinct information regarding the crash.

My Macbook is a macbook 2,1 core 2 duo 2 GB Ram graphics intel GMA 950 For now I have gone back to snow leopard, the only thing Lion truly offers me over snow leopard at this point is the integration with icloud right in address book for contacts and safari for bookmarks, etc, however these are simply handy tools and not deal breakers. I have as an alternative to icloud imported my contacts from icloud into google and sync snow leopard with that.

Any help would be appreciated. As far as i know from all the reports i've seen, Lion is the latest os my hardware can handle, unless apple changes the requirements in mountain lion's final release.

If someone can help me resolve this please let me know.

Thanks

P.S. This mac has Atheros wifi hardware.
[Version 10.7.3]


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deanorlando had trouble on 12 Oct 2011
How long should this update take to install?... it's been an hour already.

(I'm new to this, obviously).
[Version 10.7.2]


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Dthdunn had trouble on 19 Sep 2011
I tried going back to SL, thought I had it working, and realized some things are NOT working. When I drag over my Mail file from the 10.7 disk, then start to use mail it forces an import which wipes out the transferred mail data.

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GET 10.6 MAIL WORKING WITH DATA FROM 10.7? The Mail program is the same rev level. Doing an import does not work either. With my mail data I must return to using Lion. HELP!!!
[Version 10.7.1]

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Dthdunn replied on 19 Sep 2011
Without my Mail data...
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Drumshanbo had trouble on 16 Aug 2011
10 minutes after updating i get what i've been getting every other day since i installed this software: a slowly descending gray screen saying that i need to hold down the power button to shut down. i guess that's what i get for pushing my machine to the limits by using the internet and dragging and dropping files.

this is by far the buggiest piece of software (POS) i have ever used.
[Version 10.7.1]

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Ronnb replied on 09 May 2012
You will not hear from many, like myself, who are still using SN and have no immediate plans to use this version until it is more stable since anything else would wreck havoc with business.

You and others are beta testers, IMHO.
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David Shanoff had trouble on 20 Jul 2011
Why does iPhoto keep opening up?
[Version 10.7]


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Macolyte had trouble on 20 Jul 2011
MacBook Pro 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB

Problems I've encountered:

The install restart got into a loop trying to load GoogleDesktopAgent.app which I had failed to find pre upgrade. Force quitting Software Update was no relief, it just came back immediately. Booting into Root caused the box to hang. Twice. Being very patient dismissing no-load complaints I found and deleted the offending software and restarted successfully.

In Mail, Spam Sieve is gone. It's ugly already, as mail generated by Calendar is turning up as Spam. Ugh.

In Safari, my bookmarks are all intact, but none actually work. I mean, I can copy and paste them successfully, but clicking them, or pulling down to one elicits no response whatsoever. Ditto cookies. 1Password is a no-show which I have, admittedly, not checked out for an update yet.

I'm not jumping for Time Machine yet, but I'm glad to know I've got it.
[Version 10.7]



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Joseph.mckenna1 rated on 24 Sep 2012

[Version 10.7.5]



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Roes rated on 09 Jul 2012

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Seasonofpain rated on 14 Jun 2012

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Sbailey7677 rated on 29 May 2012

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Adi068 rated on 23 May 2012

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Teksestro rated on 10 May 2012

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raimundhorst rated on 09 May 2012

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ramon7 rated on 30 Apr 2012

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Padmanabhan_f01452b2 rated on 20 Apr 2012

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Doubleyo rated on 06 Mar 2012

[Version 10.7.3]


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Apple OS X Lion is built on a rock-solid UNIX foundation, engineered to take full advantage of the technologies in every new Mac, and designed to deliver the most intuitive and integrated computer experience possible.

Hardware and software made for each other. Since the software on every Mac is created by the same company that makes the Mac, you get a fully integrated system in which everything works together perfectly. OS X works with the processor architecture in your Mac to deliver the best possible performance. Mac notebooks include a Multi-Touch trackpad that lets you pinch, swipe, and tap your way through every app on the system. OS X gives you long battery life by dimming the screen in low-light conditions and even regulating processor activity between keystrokes.

Easy to use and incredibly powerful. From the desktop you see when you start up your Mac to the applications you use every day, everything is designed with simplicity and elegance in mind. So getting things done is both intuitive and fun. Of course, making amazing things simple takes seriously advanced technologies, and OS X is loaded with them. Not only is it built on a rock-solid, time-tested UNIX foundation that provides unparalleled stability, it also delivers incredible performance, stunning graphics, and industry-leading support for Internet standards.

Secure by design. OS X doesn't get PC viruses. And with virtually no effort on your part, the operating system protects itself from other malicious applications. Because every Mac ships with a secure configuration, you don't have to worry about changing complex settings in order to stay safe. Even better, OS X won't slow you down with constant security alerts and sweeps. Apple responds quickly to online threats and automatically delivers security updates. And with FileVault 2 in OS X Lion, all the data on your Mac is protected by powerful encryption.

Built for compatibility. The versatility and power of OS X help a Mac fit in just about anywhere--including Windows networks. Want to transfer your files, photos, and other data from a Windows PC? OS X lets you do that easily. If you want to run Windows on your Mac, you can do that, too. OS X has built-in support for the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server, so you can use your Mac at home and at work and keep all your messages, meetings, and contacts in one place. OS X works with virtually all of today's digital cameras, printers, and other peripherals without the need to manually download separate drivers. And it opens popular file types such as JPG, MP3, and PDF, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.

Accessible innovation. OS X comes standard with a wide range of assistive technologies that help people with disabilities experience what the Mac has to offer, including many features you won't find in other operating systems


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