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How to create OS X image for deployment

Although there are various tools that works successfully but I would want to cover one at a time. This image creation is done for NetInstall or NetRestore purpose, that means, after doing a netboot, you can use this image to install a fresh OS on your Mac. Its simple, its quick and all you need to know is how to use mouse. Before you begin, make sure that the current running OS and the OS you want to build should be same. Lets begin :) What you need: OS X 10.9 from App Store (well, any OS you want). Steps are given in other post  here . AutoDMG  app from this  link Simple Steps: Launch AutoDMG. There is nothing to install. The downloaded file can be double clicked to open and then double click on AutoDMG icon. Drag the Install OS X (you had downloaded from App Store) on AutoDMG. It will examine the files and then show you the list of updated available for this version. Select if you want to install all updates. If done, it will download it online and add in the applicatio

How To: Fix ShellShock on All Versions of OS X

Apple's Willinglessness to Help Customers: Apple has released security update to handle ShellShock for three major OS versions that are most stable. They are 10.7.5, 10.8.5 and 10.9.5. This means if you are running any other version, Apple is not intereseted to help you. Well, if you are an optimist, you can say Apple wants you to upgrade your OS to one of the most reliable updates for Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks. The problem here is that there are thousands of users who dont have those versions. Also, there are few developer's and advance admins who are running 10.10, like I do how will they fix it? Well, this post is dedicated to everyone who is running any other version apart from 10.7.5, 10.8.5 & 10.9.5. If you own one of these, you can refer to Apple link to download and install the tiny updates. It would not ask you to reboot the Mac.  - Mavericks (10.9.5 and above)  - Mountain Lion (10.8.5)