Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2

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    After releasing the second beta of iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch developers, Apple has also seeded the second Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks to developers.

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    The second iteration of the OS X Mavericks beta carries a build number of 13A497d, while the original version released on June 10 was build 13A476u.

    Mavericks includes features like a tabbed Finder, new full screen dual monitor capabilities, and Safari improvements. Developers can receive the update via the Software Update tool in the Mac App Store.

    Article Link: Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 2
     
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    On top of the game.
     
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    Yay, downloading now from App Store
     
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    supposedly this is a huge update.. over 1.4 GB :)
     
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    Is a update bad or should I do a clean install?
     
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    You do not need a clean install, its a delta update.
     
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    Don't you mean is an update ok? or should i do a clean install? Just update. I just updated over ML and its been working fine so updating to DP2 shouldn't be a problem.
     
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    I feel like it's been a pleasant day of updates from iOS 7 beta 2 to OS X Maverick DP2. :D Ohh, yeahhhh. Downloading it right now...
     
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    For people who want to know, Wave is now first wallpaper choice in System preferences, also activity monitor doesn't bug like it did previously.

    I think most of the changes went to driver updates and under the hood tuning.
     
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    1.4 clocking in as a Delta....hm...

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    Will there be any cache or plist issues?
     
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    so gamecenter and reminders UI still dont have the iOS 7 look? :(
     
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    Hopefully iBooks is included this time.
     
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    No.

    Nope.
     
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    Its being pushed through app center so I'm sure it will take care of any issues.
     
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    The full OS is 4.6GB. 1.4GB is delta!:eek:

    And no, there shouldn't be any plist issues.
     
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    Are the list of supported macs still the same in DP2 or have they changed from DP1.
     
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    Nope sorry.
     
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    Thanks for the help guys :)
     
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    I like that Notification Center had a banner that alerted me to three options once downloaded:

    Restarting in (1 min countdown)
    Restart in 1 hour
    Remind me tomorrow
     
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    geeze for a 1.4 GB update not much has changed thats noticeable then :confused:
     
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    Thanks :)
     
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    Well, to us developers what happens in the background is more important what happens in the surface. Mavvy is still far from being ready so don't lose your hope. Who knows, maybe we get new dock after few updates.
     
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    iBooks in DP3 then?
     
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    Why is this not on the main page while the iOS 7 beta 2 release is?
     
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    My gut says that it will be App Store download later date, just like iOS platform.
     

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