Hi frnds!!! Am new to ubuntu .. Am using netbeans7.1 .. I need to connect my java application with mysql server... I dont know how to configure netbeans for that.. I tried to configure mysql server in netbeans itself through (Right Click Databases-> select Register MYSQL Server-> select Admin Properties) in netbeans.. I dont know what to provide for "Path for Admin tools", "Path to start" and "path to stop" .... Please guide how to connect mysql and java application in ubuntu..