Krusader – the Winscp alternative in linux

This is the follow-up of my previous posting regarding “Winscp in linux (KDE & Gnome)“. I’ve recently used a tool called Krusader ( This is the application that I found to be the closest match to WinSCP since they both are twin-panel file manager A.K.A orthodox file manager. Krusader have most of the features (maybe more) WinSCP had such as SSH/SCP connectivity, folder comparison and synchronization. Furthermore some of the hotkeys are pretty much alike.

From the official website

Krusader is an advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want.

Some screen-shots of Krusader

The application interface

Krusader folder synchronization
Folder compare and synchronization

MyGOSSCON 2007 – Malaysian Government Open Source Software Conference

MyGOSSCON 2007 with the theme “Accelerate Open Source Software Adoption” was held on 6-7th December 2007 at Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC), Malaysia. This event was initiated by the Malaysian Open Source Competency Center (OSCC), MAMPU with association by the Federation of
Malaysian Manufactures (FMM).

Various government agencies, private organizations and independent personnels participate throughout the event. The event successfully attracts a huge number of crowd who are mostly government employees and also peoples who are interested in Open Source movement.

The event was officially launched by Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan, Chief Secretary to the Malaysian Government. During the event, two new OSCC products were also officially launched

MyWorkSpace – Email Collaboration Suite
MyMeeting -Meeting Management System

More info at

I was involved with the event. It was really really tiresome but overall the event went smoothly. I’ve learned so many things throughout the event. Furthermore, I was one of the speakers during the event with my presentation titled “Virtualisation Facility For The Public Sector”.

Below are some photos taken during the event with courtesy of OSCC

OSCC Product Feature
Some of OSCC’s products featured during the event

One of the most attractive booth during the exhibition

MyGosscon 2007 Officiating Ceremony
The Officiating Ceremony

Me, During Presentation
Me, doing the presentation

The backbone of the event

News coverage on TV3 😉