new operating system for Apple computers has been vypushena July 25, 2012.It was designated OS X 10.8, and their own name Mountain Lion, which translates as "Mountain Lion" or "cougar."When performing a few prerequisites to install a new operating system - a very simple task.
Before installing the new system by the manufacturer - the company Apple - recommends to make sure that the computer is capable of running the OS.To do this, the company's website published a list of supported models, which includes:
- iMac release mid-2007 or later;
- MacBook release the end of 2008 in an aluminum casing;
- MacBook release 2009 or later;
- MacBook Pro release mid-2007 or later;
- MacBook Air release late 2008 or later;
- Mac mini release 2009 or later;
- Mac Pro Year 2008 or later;
- Xserve release 2009.When using
of Lion or Snow Leopard before installing Mountain Lion also need to make sure that the current version of the operating system has the latest updates.To do this, click the Apple icon in the up
per left corner of the screen and select the popup menu, select "About This Mac».In the window that appears to be the version of the running of the system - if it is, or Lion 10.7.x Snow Leopard 10.6.8, then the operating system is ready to install Mountain Lion.Otherwise, you need to update your system through the item "Software Update" in the same menu that appears click on the icon Apple.
Installing a new operating system Mountain Lion it does not require separate purchase of the physical disks, this is done remotely through the application App Store, which is in the operating system after the above updates.Run this application is possible through the Dock, and then found in the catalog the desired operating system and buy it on-line.Download the installation file will take some time, since its size is 4.32 GB.Then it should automatically start the installation process and instructions will appear on the screen.If the automatic start for some reason does not happen to be in the directory "Applications" find and double-click on the file called "Install OS X Mountain Lion.app».
Tip 2: What's new operating system Mountain Lion
July 25, 2012 to the world market a new version of the "axis" for Apple - OS X Mountain Lion.And judging by the number of downloads it, it with giant strides gaining popularity among PC users.Such interest in the new operating system is not due to chance: most likely, users decided to test in all its features.
The new version refined and expanded the previously implemented OS capabilities, new features.All in all, this version of the operating system appeared more than two hundred new products.In particular, the increased performance of the system, and one of the most important additions to improve the security of the system.The main differences from the Mountain version 10.7 is the following opportunities.
So, a new sidebar Notification center will display all the recent actions of the computer, including remote services, including calendar events, e-mail and messages.Part of the Mountain Lion Messages program created for free communication with users of iOS-devices.Notes application allows you to quickly and easily create any note.The user can add a reminder to the various files, images, photos.In addition, at any time, you can exchange the results with friends via e-mail.
The new version of the operating system were user-friendly assistant napominalok - Reminders and ultramodern system of information transmission on the Internet Share Sheets.For quick access to the social network or send messages or files, simply click on the button Share.
addition, the system has the ability to keep track of what the user opens the file, and what operations are performed.In the event of danger to the security of malicious computer systems and action will be blocked.
delight users and function Dictation, with which text can not type on the keyboard, as it was earlier, and voice.And the default function of Gatekeeper will be possible to download and install only reliable Apps from the official store Mac App Store.In addition, the new version allows very quickly go into Facebook, Twitter and other networks.And this is only a small part of possibilities Mountain Lion.