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Preparing for the OS X 10.6.8 update

The release of Apple's next update to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is very close, so here are some things you can do to prepare for the update.

By Jun. 21, 2011


Reinstall Safari after applying 10.6.8 v1.1 updaters

If you updated Safari to version 5.1 and then applied the OS X 10.6.8 v1.1 update, you will need to redownload the latest version of Safari again.

By Aug. 22, 2011


Workaround for audio problems with OS X 10.6.8 update

A number of people have run into audio problems after installing the latest OS X 10.6.8 update. While a true fix will have to come from Apple, here is a workaround that may help some people.

By Jun. 28, 2011


How to fix printers not working in OS X 10.6.8

The printer-pausing problem in OS X 10.6.8 may be fixed by replacing the print system's backend file which your printer is using.

By Jun. 27, 2011


Inability to print after installing OS X 10.6.8

After installing the OS X 10.6.8 update, a number of people are finding their printers become stuck in a paused state and will not print. Here are some options for clearing this issue.

By Jun. 24, 2011


Apple prepares for Lion with OS X 10.6.8 update

Apple has released the anticipated OS X 10.6.8 update, which better prepares Snow Leopard users for the OS X 10.7 Lion release, and fixes a number of bugs and security holes in the OS.

By Jun. 23, 2011


Apple releases MainStage update, suggests 10.6.8 imminent

Apple has released an update to its MainStage program, which mentions the update requires OS X 10.6.8, suggesting the OS update availability is imminent.

By Jun. 16, 2011


Rosetta broken in OS X 10.6.8 after security update

The Rosetta translator in Snow Leopard that is used for running PowerPC applications is reportedly not working for many people after they apply the 2012-001 security update.

By Feb. 2, 2012


Apple fixes OS X 10.6.8 problems with supplemental update

The original OS X 10.6.8 update led to some audio and printing problems, which Apple has addressed with a supplemental update.

By Jul. 25, 2011


Addressing self-assigned IP addresses after installing OS X 10.6.8

A few people have reported getting self-assigned IP addresses after installing OS X 10.6.8 on their systems, which should be easily fixed by resetting the system firewall.

By Jun. 29, 2011