Thursday, December 17, 2009

We are using MySQL, help save it

As Oracle are progressing to acquire Sun, the future of MySQL is at stake. Read Monty's article about this at http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2009/12/help-saving-mysql.html to understand this issue better.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

How to change KDE 4 startup sound

It may not obvious for beginner. These are the steps on how to change startup sound in KDE 4.

1. Open KDE System Setting


2. Double click on the notifications to open it.


3. For Event source, select KDE System Notifications as below.


4. From the list, select Login and click browse button to change the sound file.


From here, there are lots of options for you to try. Have fun!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Google Chrome 64-bit for Linux



After searching for hours for Google Chrome 64-bit for Mandriva 2010, I found this one works great. Please expect some bugs. At least flash plugin works with the help of Mozilla's. This package may work for other distro too. You have to try it yourself.