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Mac OS X 10.2 - Jaguar

Mac OS X 10.2 - Jaguar
Mac OS X 10.2 - Jaguar

SystemMac OSX
DVD4

Apple

Mac OSX

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Release Date: 8/23/2002
Manufacturer: Apple
 
Mac OS X version 10.2 "Jaguar" is the third major release of Mac OS X, Apple's desktop and server operating system. It superseded Mac OS X v10.1 code name Puma and preceded Mac OS X Panther (version 10.3). The operating system was initially available on 23 August 2002 either for single-computer installations, and in a "family pack", which allows five installations on separate computers in one household.

The operating system was generally well received by Macintosh users as a large step forward in the areas of stability, general speed enhancements, compatibility with other flavors of Unix and the lineup of both graphical and command line applications available; however, many critics still claimed that significant user interface speed issues existed and that the operating system was still a big step up from OS9.

Jaguar was the first Mac OS X release to publicly use its code name in marketing and advertisements, a practice that has continued in subsequent releases of the operating system.

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