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OS X Support Essentials 10.11 - Apple Pro Training Series: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X El Capitan by Gordon Davisson, Kevin M. White

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Lesson 4Update OS X Software

GOALS

Configure automatic software update settings

Automatically update Apple-sourced software

Manually update Apple software

Adding new capabilities is the very reason “software” exists. It’s expected that you will add new applications to increase the capabilities of your Mac and, as products are refined, add new software updates as well. In this lesson, you will configure and use the OS X software update technology, which is an automatic method to keep all your Apple-sourced software up to date. You will also explore an alternative to automatic software updates: manually downloading and installing software update packages.

Reference 4.1Understand Automatic Software Update

Keeping current with software updates ...

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