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How to Install pip on mac os x?

To install the python package manager - pip - just run this command in terminal:

sudo easy_install pip

hope it helps you installing pip on mac!

how to convert a stereo mov file to a mono mov file

so you recorded a whole bunch of video only to find out that you hear the microphone only on one side?

no problem

just open terminal and run this command:

ffmpeg -i inFile.mov -map 0:0 -vcodec copy -c:a pcm_s24le -map 0:1 -filter:a:0 "pan=mono|c0=c0" outFile-mono.mov

of course change inFile and outFile-mono to the filenames of your choice

hope this helps you convert stereo 1-side only into a mono track which fixes the problem easily

Korg Monotron Presets Booklet

Do you have a Korg Monotron, Duo or Delay?
Korg say that they don't like presets for these little synths, to make you explore more rather than take a ready-made preset.
With that said, if you wanna start from somewhere familiar and then tweak it - you want presets.

So I created a small preset bank that you can program easily

Here they are (in my hand writing):

Korg Monotron Delay - presets

Korg Monotron Duo - presets

Korg Monotron - presets

I hope you find these Korg Monotron Presets useful !!!

How to fix : Gradle error: could not execute build using gradle distribution

if you're trying to build your project in eclipse or android studio and get this error:

Gradle error: could not execute build using gradle distribution

Or something similar, then you should:
1. Close your IDE.
2. Open a terminal.
3. Run this: mv ~/.gradle/ ~/old.gradle(which is basically renaming the hidden folder .gradle in your home directory to old.gradle folder - to keep a backup)4. Build your project in your IDE.5. Now a new .gradle hidden folder will be created and you're ready to go!\

hope this little tip helps you with solving the issue of getting
Gradle error: could not execute build using gradle distribution

AWS CLI using pip - installation fails and yields error : OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/tmp/pip-nIfswi-uninstall/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python/six-1.4.1-py2.7.egg-info'

if your'e trying to install the aws cli using pip with the amazon website command:

pip install awscli

and you get this error:

OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/tmp/pip-nIfswi-uninstall/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python/six-1.4.1-py2.7.egg-info'

then you should run this instead:

sudo pip install --ignore-installed awscli

hope this command helps you installing aws cli on your mac without any isseus

good luck!