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Mac OS X 10.2.3 Update (Combo): Information and Download

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This article contains information about the Mac OS X Update 10.2.3 (Combo) and a link to the software download.

Although the 10.2.3 Update is available as a free download, the Update CD is a convenience for users who really want a CD or are unable to download the free update. The Mac OS X v10.2.3 Update CD includes the Delta and Combined software updates to Mac OS X v10.2. Please visit for more information and pricing.

Important Information:
This update contains a verification SHA-1 digest.

The 10.2.3 Update delivers enhanced functionality and improved reliability for the following applications, utilities, and technologies: Address Book, AppleScript, Classic compatibility, Disk Copy, Disk Utility, Help Viewer, iChat, Image Capture, IP Firewall, Kerberos, Mail, OpenGL, Print Center, Rendezvous, and Sherlock. It provides audio, disc recording, graphics, printing improvements, AFP and WebDAV networking and Windows file service discovery improvements, as well as USB, Firewire and SCSI device compatibility enhancements. The update also provides updated security services and includes the latest Security Updates.

For detailed information on this Update, please visit

Verifying the SHA-1 Digest

How to verify the SHA-1 digest of this download

Important: This section is optional, it is being provided for those individuals who want to verify the authenticity of this update.

Generate a SHA-1 digest for the Software Update application

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Type the following at the terminal prompt: /usr/bin/openssl sha1 [full path to file]

    Example: /usr/bin/openssl sha1 /Users/test/Documents/MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.3.dmg

    The SHA-1 digest is displayed as: sha1 ([full path to the file])= [checksum amount]

    Example: SHA1(/Users/test/Documents/MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.3.dmg)= 46df611279b9981425be2cff23c3b3ed868d1809

    The file to checksum is MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.3.dmg

    The SHA1 digest of the MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.3.dmg


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