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Mac OS X Lion (10.9.x), released on 22 October 2013, is the newest version of Mac OS X.<br>
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Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9.x), released on 22 October 2013, is the newest version of Mac OS X.<br>
  
There are a few issues related to the upgrade to Mavericks that involve compatibility of software applications and services with the new OS. We are reviewing the situation as it develops but currently we are not distributing OS X Mavericks (10.9.x) and are recommending that Faculty and Staff refrain from upgrading their College computers.
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There are a few issues related to the upgrade to Mavericks that involve compatibility of software applications and services with the new OS. We are reviewing the situation as it develops but currently we are not distributing OS X Mavericks (10.9.x) and are recommending that Faculty and Staff refrain from upgrading their College computers.
  
 
We will create a list of customers who have requested upgrade to OS X Mavericks and will notify them when we are sure that the upgrade will not adversely affect them.  If you have a need for this upgrade please read on, or consider contributing to this article if you have upgraded.<br>
 
We will create a list of customers who have requested upgrade to OS X Mavericks and will notify them when we are sure that the upgrade will not adversely affect them.  If you have a need for this upgrade please read on, or consider contributing to this article if you have upgraded.<br>

Revision as of 18:49, 8 November 2013

Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9.x), released on 22 October 2013, is the newest version of Mac OS X.

There are a few issues related to the upgrade to Mavericks that involve compatibility of software applications and services with the new OS. We are reviewing the situation as it develops but currently we are not distributing OS X Mavericks (10.9.x) and are recommending that Faculty and Staff refrain from upgrading their College computers.

We will create a list of customers who have requested upgrade to OS X Mavericks and will notify them when we are sure that the upgrade will not adversely affect them. If you have a need for this upgrade please read on, or consider contributing to this article if you have upgraded.

Any features discussed here are subject to change. The features and changes discussed here are speculative. For the latest information on Mavericks, visit:

http://www.apple.com/macosx

New features and changes

  • Apple has posted a complete list of [1] in Mavericks.



Current Issues & Areas of Concern

  • Samba (SMB2) is the new default for file server connections - Apple has shifted away from AFP: server compatibility does not seem to be a major issue, but we are always wary of new OS releases, particularly when the version of the server connection protocol has changed.
  • There are reports of GMail oddities with Mavericks.
  • New AppNap feature may interfere with background rendering with FinalCut Pro X (this can be disabled on an app basis)