Swapnil Bhartiya

A free software fund-a-mental-ist and Charles Bukowski fan, Swapnil also writes fiction and tries to find cracks in a proprietary company’s ‘paper armours’. Swapnil has been covering Linux and Free Software/Open Source for more than 8 years now. He started off as an IT journalist in 2005 for the leading Indian magazine Electronics For You and them moved up the ladders and become and assistant editor of Linux For You Magazine. He brings his vast experience of Linux and Free Software/Open Source to Muktware. He is a big movie buff and prefers listening to music at such high volumes that he’s gone partially deaf when it comes to identifying anything positive about proprietary companies. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+ & Facebook. You can write to him at editor at muktware dot com

A free software fund-a-mental-ist and Charles Bukowski fan, Swapnil also writes fiction and tries to find cracks in a proprietary company’s ‘paper armours’. He is a big movie buff and prefers listening to music at such high volumes that he’s gone partially deaf when it comes to identifying anything positive about proprietary companies. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+ & Facebook. You can write to him on editor at muktware dot com

Prior to starting Muktware.com he worked with Electronics For You and Linux For You magazines as assistant editor and was instrumental in starting EFYTimes.com.

In Swapnil’s own words
I am a Free Software advocate and use it heavily in my everyday life. I try to influence everyone around me to use GNU/Linux. I have succeeded to a great extent. All of my close friends use GNU/Linux and rest are moving towards it.

I am a writer first and a journalist/editor later. He is surrently working on my first novel. I started off my career as a science fiction writer. My first story was published in 1997 in a reputed science magazine of India “Vigyan Pragati”. I have broadcast some stories on All India Radio.

I made a short film during my mass communication course at JMI. I have made couple of independent documentaries.

I live in Brussels with my wife and 3 cats. I love to cook Indian food.

About Swapnil Bhartiya

A free software fund-a-mental-ist and Charles Bukowski fan, Swapnil also writes fiction and tries to find cracks in the paper armours of proprietary companies. Swapnil has been covering Linux and Free Software/Open Source since 2005.

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