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Topic: El Capitan

How to get an old macOS installer from Apple

11/23/2019, 06:11 pm

Your collection of old macOS installer disk images is now worthless, and Apple has changed where it hides downloadable copies. Yet there are still good reasons to get old OSes, and here's how to do it.

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Apple issues Meltdown and Spectre fixes for older Mac operating systems

01/23/2018, 05:01 pm

Apple's latest macOS High Sierra was not the only Mac operating system to receive fixes for Meltdown and Spectre on Tuesday, as a separately released security update addresses critical vulnerabilities in macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan.

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Tips: If you're holding off on macOS High Sierra, turn off upgrade notifications for good

01/23/2018, 11:01 am

Every time you boot a computer capable of upgrading to High Sierra, macOS will pop up at least one notification a day exhorting you to move up. Here's how to turn them off for good, with one Terminal command.

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December Apple updates fixed 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre' vulnerabilities on older Macs [u]

01/05/2018, 11:01 am

Updates released in early December should already have dealt with "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities on older Intel Macs, according to Apple's release notes -- but a late Friday retraction of the claim has shed some doubt on the situation.

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macOS Sierra, El Capitan security updates patch KRACK Wi-Fi exploit

10/31/2017, 03:10 pm

On the same day that Apple patched it's front-line operating systems for the KRACK Wi-Fi attack vector, the company has also reached back a bit, and issued security updates for Sierra and El Capitan to fix the problem.

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Apple issues Safari 11 update for macOS Sierra & OS X El Capitan

09/19/2017, 03:09 pm

Though it's included by default with the upcoming macOS High Sierra, Apple on Tuesday released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan, giving people early access to the finished browser's features.

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Apple issues 7th OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers, 5th public beta to testers

08/19/2015, 04:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the seventh beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system to developers for testing, while at the same time pushing out a fifth beta to those participating in the public beta program.

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Parallels Desktop 11 launches with support for El Capitan, Windows 10, Cortana and more

08/19/2015, 12:08 am

As anticipated, Parallels on Wednesday released Parallels Desktop 11, the latest version of its virtualization software that comes with a slew of improvements, the most notable being support for Microsoft Windows 10 and major features like the Cortana virtual assistant.

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This week on AppleInsider: WWDC blowout, antitrust investigations, mystery vans & more

06/13/2015, 08:06 am

The lion's share of the week's Apple news occurred during Monday's WWDC 2015 keynote, when the company unveiled OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. The rest of the week was not uneventful however, with word of antitrust investigations and the real story behind Apple's mapping vans.

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Apple releases 'San Francisco' system fonts for iOS, OS X and watchOS 2 to developers

06/12/2015, 07:06 pm

Apple on Friday made downloads of its San Francisco system font available to developers working on next-generation apps for iOS 9, OS X El Capitan and watchOS 2.

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Apple's new developer resources for iOS 9, OS X El Capitan promise next-level apps and services

06/10/2015, 01:06 am

At is annual World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple announced a host of new technologies designed to help developers offer improved user experiences over the entire Apple product line.

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