10.7.2: Anyone Installed It?

natd1993

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Just seen that this new update has been seeded to developers. The headline feature is the inclusion of a iClould beta, but has anyone noticed any other features? I really want to see if it improves RAM usage, and therefore battery life. :apple:
 

Nielsenius

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I installed 10.7.2 today. Yes, it has an updated iCloud Preferences pane and, yes, the RAM usage is significantly less. On the GM I had about 4/8GB free. Now, I have nearly 6/8GB free.
 

AdeFowler

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I've heard that it's purely iCloud changes, not fixes to other problems or enhancements to existing features. I guess that'll come in 10.7.1 which does seem odd.
 

baryon

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Apple is so modern that they're releasing an update from the future!
 

Celeron

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I only install updates that show up in Software Update, not some random online torrent or elsewhere. That's just asking for trouble.
 

mrapplegate

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I've heard that it's purely iCloud changes, not fixes to other problems or enhancements to existing features. I guess that'll come in 10.7.1 which does seem odd.
I agree, it says, This pre-release version of OS X Lion is being provided solely for testing iCloud. There probably won't be a lot of fixes or any. They will release 10.7.1 to developers first.
 

admanimal

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Because i'm SURE everyone here, who has loaded it, is a bone fide OS X developer who actually has reason to load 10.7.2 before 10.7.1 is even released. :rolleyes:
Right, but your original post made it sound like this was some sort of shady beta that had accidentally leaked onto the internet.
 

Celeron

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Right, but your original post made it sound like this was some sort of shady beta that had accidentally leaked onto the internet.
Is there really a significant difference?

10.7.2 is not going to get released before 10.7.1. This would be beta, at best. Load at your own risk.
 

natd1993

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Well, no luck here. Just installed 10.7.2, and I see no difference what so ever in memory handling and battery life. :(

 

axu539

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I would highly advise the non-developers to not install 10.7.2. It is still prerelease software, so it could cause more problems than it solves.
 

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