The 0.10.4 release of Google Gadgets for Linux is out, with optimized performance and memory consumption, as well as many bug fixes. To install or upgrade your copy of Google Gadgets for Linux, just download and install the binaries for your platform.
Read the full thing at http://googledesktop.blogspot.com/2008/12/google-gadgets-for-linux-0104.html
For Mandriva, you can find google-gadgets in the contrib repository, under backports.
If you already have the backports repository added, you can simply do: