Just Upgraded to Snow Leopard!
I was pretty excited to install Snow Leopard today, and the upgrade from 10.5.8 went without a hitch, finishing in about an hour. A couple Snow Leopard install tips:
* Be sure to customize your installation to have Rosetta support, as it’s not installed by default anymore.
* If you’re an X-Code user, you’ll probably want to upgrade that separately as well (included in the optional installs directory on the Snow Leopard disc).
Positive Observations: Finder is definitely snappier, so are Preview, Safari, iTunes, and iChat. The new darker default display gamma is a big improvement, looks very nice.
Negative Observations: Wireless connections are dropping randomly and constantly on my MacBook, looks like I’m not alone here, I can sustain a connection longer than a few seconds by not using DHCP and manually entering the necessary TCP/IP settings. Synergy does not work well, if at all, unable to connect, timeouts, and drops (could be related to aforementioned network problems?)
It’s worth mentioning that several of my friends and colleagues have installed Snow Leopard on their machines (upgrades and fresh installs) with no issues.