Apple today released OS X 10.6.5 for Mac users to install. The update improves a number of features, including graphics drivers, aspects of the printing system, OpenType font management, and a number of networking details.
Apple today pulled the OS X 10.6.5 server update, though no reason was given for its removal.
After pulling the OS X Server 10.6.5 update with no explanation, Apple has now rereleased it with fixes to the Mail service.
A number of people have mentioned not being able to update to OS X 10.6.5, especially when they have used the standalone Combo updaters that have been found at sites like MacUpdate. After installing these updates, they have found the system still to be running OS X 10.6.4.
When installing the OS X 10.6.5 update, a few users have had problems with the downloaded update not expanding.
Apple will soon be releasing OS X 10.6.5, and there are a number of ways you can prepare for this update to ensure the installation goes as smoothly as possible.
Several issues can arise when attempting to access the Help Viewer in Mac OS X 10.6.5. Changed language, no information showing, or access errors are some of the problems that can be fixed by resetting a few files.
While not a widespread problem, a few people have found that running hardware-accelerated video in OS X 10.6.5 can cause the user's log-in session to unexpectedly quit.
The latest OS X 10.6.5 release has a bug in the printing system that will prevent postscript files from being printed in landscape view. This will affect many programs that handle postscript files, including those from Adobe.
Apple's OS X 10.6.5 update corrects a graphics bug in the new MacBook Air systems where displays would flicker and show graphical artifacts after waking from sleep.