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Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming OS X 10.11.6 beta to public beta testers, one day after releasing the second OS X 10.11.6 beta to developers. OS X 10.11.6 has been in testing since May 23 and the second beta comes three weeks after the public release of OS X 10.11.5, the fifth update to the El Capitan operating system.

Beta 2 is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store for those who are enrolled in Apple's beta testing program. Mac users who want to join the program can sign up on Apple's beta testing website.

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OS X 10.11.6, like most of the previous updates to the El Capitan operating system, appears to be minor in scale, focusing mainly on bug fixes and security improvements that are not immediately obvious to testers and developers. No outward-facing changes or major bug fixes were discovered in the first two developer betas.

Article Link: Apple Seeds Second OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan Beta to Public Beta Testers
 

jonnysods

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I put 10.6.5 on my iMac, got the white screen of death so I had to restore it to 10.6.4.

Too scared to put it on my business machine (2013 rMBP). I think I'll wait a while longer.
 

Dilster3k

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I'm just gonna hold out for the 10.12 beta, even if it'll be buggy.

In my opinion mission control needs to die, and Expose and Spaces needs to come back. It still doesn't compare 4 years later.

Strongly disagree, the inclusion of multiple desktops and full screen apps with the trackpad gestures and utilising hot corners has drastically increased my workflow with Mission Control.
 

MacBird

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I can't submit bugs, in the Feedback Assistant the current build version is not listed (yet).
 

manu chao

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In my opinion mission control needs to die, and Expose and Spaces needs to come back. It still doesn't compare 4 years later.
Expose and Spaces are still here, they just work a bit differently (eg, Expose has been grouping multiple windows from different applications into one overlapping 'blob' instead of showing every window fully).
 
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Janichsan

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I put 10.6.5 on my iMac, got the white screen of death so I had to restore it to 10.6.4.
That's what you get for installing an almost six year old patch...

Expose and Spaces are still here, they just work a bit differently (eg, Expose has been grouping multiple windows from different applications into one overlapping 'blob' instead of showing every window fully).
Or you simply deselect the optional window grouping in the preferences.
 
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rmeulen

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Updated. Now preparing for what comes next week. MBA is ready for something really new with Siri as my new assistant. Hope Apple changes also some GUI stuff.
 

manu chao

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...or you just deselect the optional window grouping in the preferences.
I actually have that deselected but completely forgot about it. There was an OS X version which added the grouping but without the option to deselect it (I even talked with Apple Support about this and their only solution was to slightly spread that grouping with a two-finger spread). A later version than added that 'deselect' option (which I somehow found out about and deselected it, but the only thing that stuck in my mind was that it once was not possible).
 

TMRJIJ

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I put 10.6.5 on my iMac, got the white screen of death so I had to restore it to 10.6.4.

Too scared to put it on my business machine (2013 rMBP). I think I'll wait a while longer.
OS X Snow Leopard would probably not run on your 2013 rMBP. Plus even if it did you would probably want 10.6.8 since previous versions all had certain major bugs (which MR users have forgotten about). In the end, it's not worth running 6+ year old OS because of compatibility, security, and performance issues.

EDIT: Major Typo is Major
 
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DanielDD

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Disk Utility, Save As..., window zoom, advanced color calibration, Finder column view scrolling, Mail.app searching, rootless mode??? really?? and so on.
Everything has a work around with the Option key or a command in the Terminal. But why should it?

I'm running El Capitan and I have all those features. They are just in different places, or have a different UI.
Yes, rootless does exist and requires a little tweaking. However, there are some things on Snow Leopard that require tweaking, or hacking the system (try installing a SDD on your SL Mac).
 

bladerunner2000

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I wish they would restore functionality that was in 10.6-10.9.

As in...
  • Files being fully coloured instead of those nearly invisible coloured dot tags?
  • The ability to have 3rd party developers give us proper cut/paste commands in Finder with TotalFinder or XtraFinder?
I'd actually pay to have that functionality... and pay even more to turn off the green button fullscreen CRAP (I work on a 24" monitor, I dont need full screen).
 
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