El Capitan


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El Capitan

a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft.) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft.)

El Capitan

Version 10.11 of the Mac OS X operating system, named after a rock formation in Yosemite National Park. Introduced in 2015, El Capitan includes faster performance and a raft of enhancements, plus new features in Notes, Mail, Safari, Maps and Mission Control. On startup, the cursor starts out large for instant recognition on huge screens, and two selected apps can snap side-by-side to fill the screen. Spotlight is more context sensitive and accepts natural language.

A new security feature was incorporated that denies access to the lowest level of the OS (see System Integrity Protection). Enhancements to Chinese and Japanese input, and to Arabic and Hebrew dictation were added. In addition, the Metal programming interface (API), introduced in iOS 8, was added for faster graphics (developers can get closer to the hardware). El Capitan was the last Mac operating system to officially be an OS X version. It was superseded by Sierra, which debuted under the macOS moniker. See El Crapitan, Mac OS X and Yosemite.
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In September 2017, a climber was killed on El Capitan and another injured when a rock crashed down on a popular climbing route along the East Buttress of the monolith.
"I'm pleased to announce the partnership with El Capitan to help support and serve our compliant cannabis businesses," said Partner Colorado CEO, Sundie Seefried.
El estelar corresponde a Humberto Zurita, el capitan adulto, y a Jose Maria de Tavira, el capitan joven.
At El Capitans Shareholders' Meeting in New Mexico last week, the shareholders were presented with a description of the precious metals recovery process, including samples of the processed precious metals product.
The new System Integrity Protection (SIP) feature in El Capitan prevents the use of third-party software inside Apple's Disk Utility meaning that formatting, checking and repairing NTFS drives must be handled through a separate application .
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"El Capitan refines the Mac experience and improves
El capitan caminaba de un lado al otro, revisando los canones, preparando los caballos y pasando lista a todos los efectivos bajo su mando.
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Tommy Caldwell, 36, and Kevin Jorgeson, 30, made it to the top of El Capitan at 3:30 p.m., spokeswoman Jess Clayton of clothing company Patagonia which played a sponsorship role in the climb, said in an email obtained by Reuters.
There may be no more iconic image of the American West than El Capitan, the 3,000-foot-high, 100-million-year-old granite rock face in Yosemite National Park.
At Disney's El Capitan in Hollywood, things are different, and you can tell by the first chords of "Hooray for Hollywood" that are coaxed from the theater's 83-yearold pipe organ by Rob Richards, who celebrates his 15th anniversary at the iconic theater this spring.