Is it just me or is Leopard still pretty buggy?

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  1. Casino

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    I love Leopard, I've had it since it came out, but I've been noticing recently that it is still pretty buggy. Since I upgraded from 10.4, I've had a lot more problems with programs freezing, going slow, and getting that spinning beach ball forever. I have to force quit programs so many times. I did a clean install when I upgraded. I have a Macbook 2.16ghz C2D with 2GB RAM and 120GB HDD. I got the 10.5.1 update too. Is anyone else having this problems or is it just me?
     
  2. xenon supra

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    A few, not a ton. Give it till 10.5.3 and it should be almost perfect.
     
  3. hellsspawn

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    what bugs are people finding? i really have nothing to complain about yet...
     
  4. rYu

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    i find the most bug with photo booth
     
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    what about it?
     
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    photobooth lags down my entire computer now when i use it...
     
  7. Casino

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    It just gets laggy sometimes and freezes, happens with all programs sometimes. Most of the time it works great, but the little bugs are annoying.
     
  8. urban ape

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    nah no problems
     
  9. Euclid

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    Yesterday my iMac had the screensaver going, and I couldn't break into front row using my remote control. Every time I hit the menu button it just restarted the screensaver. :wtf:

    I could control iTunes (play/pause and volume) but that also doesn't break the screensaver.
     
  10. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    no problems for me
     
  11. Raider007

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    all my systems have actaully sped up with leopard...
    the only issue i'm having is that PeerGaurdian refuses to launch on my roommates macbook. it launches then crashes... :(
    other than that, no issues :dunno:
     
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    New annoyance: Front Row dvd playback says "EJECT DISK" :ugh:
     
  13. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    ive noticed that sometimes when i click on the eject arrow for my thumbdrive it will close my finder window. its 50/50 if it ejects the drive. sometimes i have to open another finder window and click it again
     
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    when I have my macbook hooked up to my external monitor sometimes the menu for right click shows up in the corner of my mb screen instead of where the mouse pointer is on the external. if i login/out it fixes it though :sad2:
     
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    i don't really have complaints. it takes a little longer to startup (well, actually 2x longer)
    only a few kinks to work out, but everything still works
    it's not like upgrading to vista, to find out that your software/hardware is no longer supported and you system runs slower
     
  16. dirteemac

    dirteemac hey, how are you?

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    I'm still on tiger with no pressing desire to upgrade. All these major updates seem to do is make my wallet lighter.
     
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    Only thing for me is that i cannot eject my drive or access my hard drive from my airport extreme. It can find the air port extreme but cannot access the hard drive. Its formatted to MAC OS Extended.

    Also i heard if you disable time machine and spaces the ejecting drives shouldn't give you any problems. but it does
     
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    i usually do an apple+E to eject a flash drive/external hard drive, seems to work better. i noticed that clicking on the icon creates some major lag before it ejects

    one thing i've noticed is that time machine is killing my macbook battery. i'm backing up to a network drive (yes, i know this is not the way it's meant to be). it will start sending over the backup over wifi, my macbook's fans will spin up to full speed and my battery life is cut in half
     
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    I have netowrk problems, other than that it basically like Tiger with no "speed improvements" thats ive seen. (Where a lot of Leopard users talks about)
     
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    that too
     
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    You bought it, might as well. If you havent yet, then i would suggest to wait or skip it altogether. Nothing in Leopard is really worth the $129 upgrade. (Or $70 for that matter [for students])
     
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    mine has been going in and out too, i've reset my airport like 2-3 times and it works for a few days and then goes out again.

    whew, i thought it was just me. at least it will hopefully be fixed soon.
     
  23. Pineapple Devil

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    i havent had any network problems on mine. in fact its gotten easier to share between my pc and my powerbook.

    it does seem like its a little faster, except when time machine starts. then it kind of slows down for a second
     
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    Everyone knows Ariez is trolling 95% of the time by now.
     
  25. zxghostrider

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    Mine is getting buggy, hopefully the next update will fix most of the problems.
     

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