Apple releases OS X 10.7.5 software update for Lion users

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In addition to the 10.8.2 software update for Mountain Lion users, Apple also released an update for those running Lion. In this case, you will find software update 10.7.5, which includes Gatekeeper along with a nice mix of fixes and improvements. Gatekeeper is a security related feature that will help you keep your Mac safe from malicious software. The update is on the larger side, measuring in at 1.14GB in size and can be found by way of the Mac App Store — just launch the app and look for the Updates icon towards the top of the app. Otherwise, the improvement and fix list includes the following;

  • Resolve an issue in which icons in Launchpad could 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
  • Address an issue playing audio when a MacBook Air (Mid 2012) is connected to a Thunderbolt display
  • Improve Active Directory clients updating computer password and DNS records
  • Correctly update the keychain when changing an 802.1X password
  • Address an issue that could cause text input fields to appear black in some applications
  • Preserve iCal events when migrating to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Enforce managed preference based on a user’s primary group
  • Address an issue accessing secure websites when using a web proxy
  • Improve compatibility with RSA token used to authenticate with 802.1X networks
  • Improve compatibility with Centrify DirectControl authentication
  • Enable automatically logging into an NIS account
  • Support email addresses
  • Resolve a video issue with some VGA projectors when connected to certain Mac notebooks

Via [Apple] and [CNET]

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