Carla Schroder

John Day, OR USA

Professional Experience

Linux and free software/open source expert, author of hundreds of howtos for various online publications, and three popular howto books: Linux Cookbook, Linux Networking Cookbook, and Book of Audacity. System and network administration, business apps, digital photography, audio recording and editing, and video recording and editing with Linux and open source software.


Technical Writer
19 Years
3 Years
Web Developer
2 Years


19 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
19 Years
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

19 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Linux Foundation (10+), (10+), (10+)

Other Work History, senior managing editor

Technical Skills

Editing and managing digital photographs, producing video tutorials with screen capture and video cams, high-end audio recording and editing, Web developer, high-end system and network administration, shell scripting, creating and producing Webinars, article and book production in multiple formats such as Kindle, ePub, and print.

Foreign Language Skills




Computer Skills

Linux, LibreOffice, Kdenlive, Audacity, Ardour, Digikam, gcc, Javascript, PHP, CSS, Krita, GIMP, ZoneMinder, ImageMagick, FFmpeg, Apache, BIND, MySQL, OpenStack, VirtualBox, KVM, Drupal, literally dozens more. If it's Linux I can do it.


Laptop, Android tablet, test lab consisting of three workstations and two servers, professional digital camera gear, professional portable digital audio recorder, high-end multichannel audio recording interfaces, mics and stands

Work Permits & Visas







Internet Press Guild



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