Jason's Utilities

A Product Key Recovery Utility


A little IE plug-in to prevent that right hand side is off the page when you print the web page.


Look for the section Internet Explorer Fitted-Width Printing

Free PDF Creator

PDFCreator (current version is 0.80) works very well - I use it all the time.


Download the PDFCreator-0_8_0_GNUGhostscript.exe

Ultra-portable desktop

I found this article really interesting - could this be a viable alternative to a laptop?



How to setup Apache 2.0 on Suse 9.1 Personal Edition

  1. Install Suse 9.1 Personal from CD
  2. Login as “root”. Open YAST.
  3. Pick the “Software Category”
  4. Pick “Change Source of Installation”
  5. Click Add then choose FTP
    Server Name ftp.suse.com
    Directory on server: pub/suse/i386/9.1
    Authentication set to Anonymous ON
  6. Click OK, then FINISH
  7. Click Install and Remove Software from YAST
  8. Search for Apache and then select the modules you want to install.
  9. Create a text file named include.conf in the /etc/apache2/sysconfig.d subdirectory
  10. Start Apache 2.0 by running the following command from X Terminal or Konsole:
  11. If you want to run Apache 2.0 as a server at start up (command line):
    cd /etc/init.d
    insserv apache2
  12. If you want to run Apache 2.0 as a server at start up (YAST):
    Open YAST
    Click the “System” icon in the left pane of the YAST window
    Click the “Run Level Editor” in the right pane.
    Click the “Expert mode” radio button at the top of the YAST Window
    Select Apache 2.0 from the scrolling list
    Under the “Set/Reset” drop down in the lower right corner choose “Enable the service”
    This should automatically select the appropriate one levels to use when starting the service.
    Under the “Start/Stop/Refresh” Drop down, select “ Start now “
  13. Click “Finish”


Can't Find XP key for Valid OS reinstall

Per TechRepublic:
A workaround to XP installs when the product key is missing. How the simple hacker tool ViewKeyXP can identify a product key.



Agenda for Aug 2nd Meeting-No site

  • Jason has a fun story for us....
  • Discuss the opening of Best Buy.
  • Alan may have some intersting CLC news for us.


My new bass

Hope to pick this baby up on Saturday (07/10/04). If you'd like to road trip let me know, I'd certainly enjoy the company. Jason

Topics of July 5th

Tiny Url BTW: this will work with Netscape.
XM Roady2 Review
New wi-fi: WiMAX 75 megabits/sec up to 30 miles


    selling his truck and his drums :-(

    been looking for a 1ghz machine for testing.

    Went on vacation so he can work....ummmmm....
    Experimenting with Linux distros (still looking for the killer GUI).

    Been tring grab the tiger by the tail with his new house.

    Not answering his phone out of spite ;-)
    Recovering from the near beating he took after "locking a db file" during a switch upgrade.


My test post

Ken asked me to make a test post so I'll post my favorite list-serv abreviations.

Ken's Gotta Have Utils

Quick Macros

  • Goodlord we all know what this is; he talks about it all the time!!

  • real time clipboard history

  • A Windows Explorer replacement

Replicator v2.2.3
  • Awesome Backup Util



Well, Here It Is!!!
Alan and I were talking about this the other day no I thought I'd go ahead and do it while it was on my mind.

Just start posting and we can have a one-stop shop for all those links and software ideas.

I sent each of you a message to get you added as members.