Mtn Lion upgrade notes

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Upgrading to OS X 10.8: Mountain Lion

This was mercifully uneventful.

Fink

You don't have to rebuild anything really if you installed fink on 10.7. A selfupdate will do everything for you.

If you are using my pre-compiled binaries, please issue the following command:

sudo perl -pi -e 's|10.7|10.8|g' /sw/etc/apt/sources.list


The fink website recommends a few other things to do. I haven't found the need to do any of them (except for what I listed).

X11

You will need to download and install X11 yourself (see quickstart for details), but it is seamless.


Other stuff

Gatekeeper

You will probably want to turn off the Gatekeeper paranoia feature. It defaults to requiring all software to be provided by those who have paid Apple's ransom.

You can do so in the "Security" control panel.

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Restore "Save As…"

This fixes one of the stupidest upgrades/irritations in Lion.

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