An application developed by Apple to automatically install the latest version of Apple software on Apple computers.

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Updating apps across multiple users

I have a MBP with the latest OSX (Lion). I have three user accounts -- mine (admin), my wife and son (both Standard). I install apps using my Admin account, but sometimes I have it where the Flash ...
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To detect whether my phone is jailbroken or not?

How would I know whether my iPhone is jailbroken? If it is jailbroken, would you recommend that I update to a newer version?
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OSX App Store updates with multiple users

My mac has several users. If I want to "update" an app, it says only the original user can do the update. But I don't have access to his account! How can I either: Update apps from another user ...
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I Have An App That Won't Load/Sync & I Can't Delete It Either

Having trouble with my Instagram app. When it was time for the update, I clicked "update app" of course, & it said the app couldn't be updated. Now I can't access it. Ever since then, it just says ...
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Update process confusion!

I have spent the last few days trying to figure out exatly what the impact is with changing country and card details on my Apple ID to a new location. I changed from Ireland to the UK, and then I ...
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Update Xcode from 4.6.1 to 4.6.3 for Homebrew

I have installed Xode downloading the DMG (not from the Mac App Store). Now each time I run brew doctor it says: Your Xcode (4.6.1) is outdated Please install Xcode 4.6.3. But In App Store > ...
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How to make App Store stop updating already updated apps?

I installed Xcode 4.6.3 on the day it was released. Since then, every day it wants to update it. I have searched with both Spotlight and find to verify that there are no other copies on my drive, ...
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How to update a jailbroken iPhone when the version is already past?

I currently have iOS 6.1 and would like to know how to update it to iOS 6.1.2 when the so I don't lose my jailbroken stuff, can anyone help me please?
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Software Update doesn't show available updates

OS X 10.8.4 (although this started in 10.8.3). When running Software Update GUI (that switches to App Store), it shows no updates, although some are available (e.g. Java when this was posted ...
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Periodic update of macports

Yet again it happened. I forgot to update my macports and I'm wasting hours... How can I automatically run sudo port -v selfupdate sudo port -v upgrade outdated Let say every week? Note that it ...
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How long does Apple provide support and updates for a specific iOS version?

Does Apple list any guidelines for how long a consumer might expect to be supported with the version of iOS that ships with Apple hardware at the time of purchase? On computer OS there seems to be a ...
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Cancel iOS update on iPad

I have an iPad 4 + WiFi + 32 GB with me and it was showing me an update to iOS 6.1.3. I haven't selected it as there are multiple issues with lock screen and battery. Today accidentally I clicked on ...
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I want to update to the most recent firmware while jailbroken

OK so I have the iPhone 3GS (old bootrom) and am currently on iOS 5.1.1. I'd like to update to the most recent firmware WHILE retaining my untethered jailbroken status, Cydia, and the unlocked feature ...
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Firmware Update 1.0 for MacBook Air 2012 Not Installing

The firmware update 1.0 for my MacBook Air (2012) is not installing. I do not have the disk encrypted and I have tried an SMC reset. I also let the mac sit for a minute after shutting down before ...
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Is there an easy way to get notified of updates for all of my non-Mac App Store apps?

I like to keep my system up to date and the Mac App Store is great in that it automatically notifies you when updates are available for apps downloaded from it. However, I'm after an easy way to get ...
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Upgrading from sudo 1.7.4p6 to 1.8.6p7 on OS X 10.7.5

I downloaded sudo for os x 10.7 from the following link, I followed the readme instructions, but when I call sudo -V I still get the old version number. I can see the folders related claim to have ...
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“No connected camera” error using MacBook Air

I have a friend with a 13" MacBook Air. He upgraded to the new software in the App Store about a week ago and now, when he is using anything that uses his built-in camera, it says "There is no ...
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Configure Software Update to use a SOCKS5 proxy

I've got a machine that doesn't have a direct connection to the internet. I use a socks proxy to connect to the internet: % ssh -ND 8080 gateway-machine And I've got Firefox, etc configured to use ...
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Mac App Store Problem

Memory Clean update & Pocket new purchase both stuck in installing bar, though in MAS purchase page appears " installed". Both appear in launchpad as if in progress but with full bar.
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Can you use any application whilst it is being updated

Is it possible to use any application while it is being updated from the Mac App Store?
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Problems installing Java 7 update 17

When trying to use my online bank, I was directed to the Java update site (again). I downloaded and installed Java 7 update 17, and the installer reported that everything was a-ok. Clearly, that was ...
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Why did the 10.8.3 update disappear from the App Store after I restarted my new Mac?

I’ve just bought a new Mac with 10.8.2 pre-installed. When I started it up for the first time, once I’d gone through the initial set-up, the App Store launched, and showed me an iPhoto update, and ...
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Change update frequency of app store in Mountain Lion?

The mac app store on Mac OS X (10.8.3) notifies me frequently about new app updates by showing a little popup. How can I change the update frequency or the way Mac OS X notifies me?
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Login loop after OS X 10.8 update (WindowServer problem?)

The problem I upgraded my macpro recently from OS X 10.6 to 10.8. Now (couple of weeks later) I ran an small update for OS X 10.8, and something not so funny happened. The updater asked me to reboot ...
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10.8.3 update will not run - keeps asking for restart

I have tried to update to 10.8.3 a number of times, however, when I come back from the necessary restart, the same message appears in the App Store - as if nothing had happened. please help with this ...
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Can I update my jb 4s to 6.1.2 without restore?

I had tried to update (unsuccessfully) several times before yesterday's 6.1.3 release & now I do not want to restore is there a way to get my jailbroken phone to just update? Any help would be ...
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OS-X 10.8.3 update High frequency noise problem

Edit#2: I read up a lot on this issue and it seems to be an old one. Anyway, long story short get Quietmbp (which is the one I'm using from now on) or Magic Noise Killer (which didn't work for me), or ...
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OS X Mountain Lion does not updating

Now i am using OSX 10.8.2 version and in app store it shows an update for OSX from 10.8.2 to 10.8.3.. I tried to update OSX, but it showing an error like An error occurred while downloading the ...
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Accessing archive of iPhone backups?

So I dun goof'd up (tm) while updating a friends iPhone 4 to the latest OS. I obviously started by creating a back up of the device, but I think I messed up and after the device had factory reset due ...
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Mountain Lion: How do I see the description of a software update after I've installed it?

When OS updates are available in the app store, there is usually a short description near the update button. Is there a way to see this description after I've installed the update?
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Can I exclude itunes from the Software Update feature in system preference?

I've reverted from 11 back to 10.7 three times by now because I keep forgetting to uncheck iTunes whenever it prompts me to install patches. I'd like to be able to tell the updater to skip over iTunes ...
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Remove applications from Software Update

I have two applications showing up in Software Update that I didn't install, don't exist anywhere on any volume attached to my computer (and never have), and I would like to remove them. When I click ...
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Unable to update Mac OS 10.7.5

I am trying update my iMac OS from 10.7 to 10.7.5. I've downloaded the MacOSXUpdCombo10.7.5.dmg file, but when updating, it gives an error like: Mac OS X Update Combined can't be installed on this ...
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Will OTA (Over-the-Air) updates download when tethered?

I have a wifi-only iPad, and I understood (or, have heard) it will automatically download iOS system updates when connected to wifi. Will iOS automatically download an OTA (Over-the-Air) update when ...
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AppStore crashed during software update

I was using my computer normally when I got a "Updates Available" notification. On selecting to update, the App Store opened, and I saw 3 updates available: 1) iTunes 2) Java (I have never installed ...
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The working copy requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode supports

I just installed Xcode 4.6 (I had Xcode 4.5.1). I just opened an existing project and got this message: The working copy "path/to/my project" requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode ...
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Cannot Upgrade jailbroken iPod touch 4.3.3 to iOS 6.1.2

I got a jailbroken iPod from a friend and I want to update to iOS 6 so I can restore my backed up data on it. I tried SHIFT + Restore / Upgrade to iOS 6 but the first error I got was this Figure 1 ...
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software update is stuck on “less than a minute”

since 10.8 was installed on my mac, when i try to update itunes, or airport utility, it always gets stuck on "installing - less than a minute". then i have to shut the computer from the power button ...
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Mac App Store update stuck (Installing - Calculating…)

I opened GarageBand for the first time, to find that most of the loops required me to download the Apple Loops from Software Update. I agreed to this. The App Store opened and gave me the option to ...
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Iphone 4 not charging after update to iOS6

Why is my iphone 4 unable to charge immediately after updating to iOS 6? I am using an apple brand cable, I tried it on my computer, and I tried it in multiple wall outlets, no change. The charge is ...
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How do I stop Apple from offering me iTunes 11 as a software download in OS X

I don't want to disable Apple software update, I just want to prevent myself from accidentally overwriting my iTunes 10 with a working Party Shuffle/iTunes DJ with the new iTunes 11. I have iTunes 11 ...
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Blocking iOS Wifi automatic update downloads?

I've got several iPads connected to Verizon mifi devices(MiFi460LE) iOS has a "feature" that automatically downloads OS updates in the background without user input. (You still need to manually ...
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What is a combo update and how is it different than the regular update?

What is a combo update and how is it different from a normal update?
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Updating macbook from 10.6.0 to 10.6.8

I am trying to update my macbook to 10.6.8. I tried to update to 10.6.8 directly but it does not update it directly so I am going in a sequential manner now. Firstly, I updated it to 10.6.1 by ...
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iPad mini offers update to iOS 6.0.2 that won't install

An update to iOS 6.0.2 did not seem so important at the time and so it was never installed. Now that iOS 6.1 is out I'd expect that Software Update skips the update to iOS 6.0.2 and directly provides ...
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Sparkle updater seems to be broken or having issues

I've noticed many applications on my Mac (OS X 10.8.2) fail to update. If I command them to do a manual update, the update downloads, unpacks, and then when I click INSTALL AND RESTART the updater ...
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Stop App Store prompting for specific system update

I have a Brother MFC printer, and installed the latest drivers from the Brother website. All is good, everything works. The App Store now prompts me that there is an update available: Brother Printer ...
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Why might the App Store draw variable-type strings in place of actual values?

I have just formatted my drive, and performed a fresh install of Mac OS X Mountain Lion from USB flash drive. When doing my first Software Update, within the App Store application, under the Updates ...
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Can I download updates for another computer?

I have a Mac Pro that needs a lot of updates, but my home internet is very slow. I have a laptop, however, with access to better internet. Is it possible for me to access the updates on my laptop, ...
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I get an error message when I try to update any app

I have about 40 apps that need to be updated, mostly iOS but also some OS X. Some are free and some are ones I bought previously. I have only ever had one apple account and am still using it, but when ...