Swapnil Bhartiya

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Swapnil Bhartiya is a journalist and writer who has been covering Linux & Open Source for 10 years. He is also a science fiction writer whose stories have been broadcasted on Indian radio and published in leading Indian magazines. He joined EFY Magazine group in 2005 as a special correspondent to cover IT and launch a new property. Later, he focused on Linux & Open Source and was promoted to Assistant Editor for Linux for You magazine. He then moved to Europe and started his own Open Source web magazine. He brags about having met in person and interviewed almost all the leading personalities of the GNU/Linux world - ranging from Richard M. Stallman to Linus Torvalds. He is currently also working on several science fiction novels. He currently resides in the capital of America.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Swapnil Bhartiya and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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