Software Update: Apple Mac OS X 10.3.8

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Apple just released an update released for Mac OS X which increases the version number to 10.3.8. The most important changes that are made after installation are, in addition to the security updates, including better OpenGL support for ATi and nVidia graphics cards, and improved file sharing and sirectory services. MacOS X 10.3.8 can be downloaded as a patch for 10.3.7- or 10.3.x Systems† Below is a brief changelog of this release:

Mac OS X 10.3.8 Enhancements

  • Addresses an issue with Mac OS X 10.3.7 in which iChat, Mail, or other network-based applications could take a long time to open.
  • Addresses an issue in which a computer wouldn’t always restart automatically after a power failure, even when the Energy Saver preference option “Restart automatically after a power failure” was selected.
  • Improves the performance of Blizzard World of Warcraft’s “Full Screen Glow” video feature.
  • Improves DVD Player compatibility when playing a movie (using certain ATI Radeon cards) to an external widescreen TV with a 16 : 9 aspect ratio.
  • Resolves an issue in which a “flicker” could be seen when navigating DVD menus in DVD Player on certain PowerBook G4 computers.
  • Addresses an issue in which a PowerBook G4 computer would, on rare occasion, wake from sleep with a black screen and not respond to any keyboard, mouse, or trackpad input.
  • Addresses “jumping cursor” issues that might occur when using your portable computer’s trackpad with your thumb, side of thumb, or a “flat” finger.
  • Resolves an issue on certain Power Mac G5 computers where a fan cycles erratically at unexpected times, such as when Seti@home software is running.
  • Speeds up Address Book and Mail LDAP lookups that are performed by a Cisco DistributedDirector DNS server.
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent clients using the Active Directory plugin from binding to their Active Directory server.

Version number 10.3.8
Operating systems macOS
Website apple
License type Freeware
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