Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update To Address Known Issues

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Update 7/26/11: If you have already installed 10.6.8 and you’d like to fix the issues with it, then you need this version of the update.
If you’d like to upgrade from 10.6.7 to 10.6.8 then you need this version of the update.
If you’re running 10.6.6 or any previous version of 10.6, you need this version of the update.
If you’ve already applied the v1.1 update of 10.6.8 (Delta or Combo), then you don’t need to apply the 10.6.8 Supplemental Update, as it’s built into v1.1 update.
About Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update:
The Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and resolves issues with:
-Transferring personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion.
-Certain network printers that pause print jobs immediately and fail to complete.
-System audio that stops working when using HDMI or optical audio out.
You can manually download the update installer. This is a useful option when you need to update multiple computers but only want to download the update once. These versions of the standalone installers are available from Apple Support Downloads.
What’s included?
-Enhancements to the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion.
-Resolves an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit.
-Improves support for IPv6.
-Improves VPN reliability.
-Identifies and removes known variants of MacDefender malware.
-Corrects timezone data in iCal for Lisbon-Portugal.
-Adds the ability to use Kerberos authentication to a web proxy server.
-Fixes an issue when saving documents from Xcode or TextEdit when using an NFS home directory.
-Fixes an issue when importing certain media files into Final Cut Pro.
-Includes RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras.
Mac OS X v10.6.8 also includes fixes provided in the Mac OS X v10.6.7 Snow Leopard Font Update:
-Addresses an issue in which some OpenType fonts don’t display correctly in certain applications.
Resolves issues printing from Preview.
-Addresses an issue with PDF files not opening in third-party PDF viewing applications.
-Resolves invalid font errors when printing to PostScript printers.
Update 9/27/11: Thanks Microsoft! Botnet that hosted MacDefender scareware/malware shut down thanks to Microsoft. http://t.co/LNpIXZWx

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