10.5.1 Outtie

The Leopard 10.5.1 update for client and server is out y’all.  We’re installing it now – how did it go for you?  We’re noticing that Time Machine is now fixed for NTFS partitions.  Head to the comments for more.

From Apple:

The 10.5.1 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306907.
For detailed information on security updates, please visit this website: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798.

The following improvements for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs are included in this update

AirPort

  • Allows password-protected accounts on AirPort Disks to show up on in the Finder’s Shared Sidebar.
  • Resolves an issue with saved passwords for wireless networks.

Back to My Mac

  • Improves the reliability of Back to My Mac-enabled Macs appearing in the Finder’s Shared Sidebar.
  • Improves compatibility with D-Link NAT gateways.

Disk utilities

  • Restores the functionality of the progress bar during permission repairs in Disk Utility.
  • Addresses an issue that could produce an alert when creating disk images using Disk Utility or Terminal.
  • Improves disk partitioning when multiple RAID sets are created on the same disk.

iCal

  • iCal alarms are now more reliably delivered via email.
  • Resolves an issue when inviting attendees via a CalDAV account.

Mail

  • Improves stability when resizing columns in the message viewer or switching between Stationery templates in email messages.
  • Addresses an issue in which attachments enclosed inside an HTML link may not be clickable in email messages.
  • Fixes an issue with email accounts added using the "Simple Setup" feature in which messages cannot be sent due to an SMTP connection failure.
  • Improves Smart Mailboxes compatibility with .Mac Sync, and addresses an issue with To Do’s disappearing when using Smart Mailboxes.
  • Resolves an issue with syncing Mail accounts with .Mac in which multiple On My Mac folders appear in the Mailbox pane.

Networking

  • Addresses an issue in which Microsoft Windows shared folders may be read-only when connected via SMB.

Printing

  • Resolves an issue in which user-selected values on Paper Feed PDE are reset to default while saving a custom preset.

Security, Firewall

  • Addresses a code signing issue; third-party applications can now run when included in the Application Firewall or when whitelisted in Parental Controls.
  • In Security preferences’ Firewall tab, the "Block All" option is now called "Allow Only essential services"
  • Includes recent Apple security updates.

System and Finder

  • Addresses a potential data loss issue when moving files across partitions in the Finder.
  • Resolves an issue with login after turning off FileVault for a specific user account.
  • Improves compatibility with Adobe Flash-based uploaders used by .Mac Web Gallery and certain other websites and applications.
  • Resolves a potential text drawing issue with certain Adobe Flash-based websites and applications.

Time Machine

  • Addresses formatting issues with certain drives used with Time Machine (specifically, single-partition MBR drives greater than 512 GB in size as well as NTFS drives of any size and partition scheme).
  • Resolves an issue in which files restored in Time Machine may be restored to the backup hierarchy rather than the folders to which they belong.

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