Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Hans Reiser's Mom Tells Jurors One Thing, Police Another

Filed under
Reiser

Hans Reiser's mother took the witness stand at her son's murder trial Monday, offering a different explanation about what she thought happened to her daughter in law than what she told police days after Nina Reiser vanished last year.

On the witness stand for hours, Reiser's mother, Beverly Palmer, sat stone-faced and appeared agitated. Her answers were often elusive. "Mmmmhhhhmmmm," she often responded to prosecutor Paul Hora's questioning.

Minus her fiery red-dyed hair -- her withdrawn cheeks and inset eyes were a mirror image of her son, the developer of a once-popular Linux file system who is being held in jail here without bail. He is accused of murdering his wife, Nina Reiser, on Sept. 3, 2006, to end a bitter divorce.

More Here




Also: Hans Reiser Trial: Dec. 3, 2007

More in Tux Machines

Compulab Utilite2 Ubuntu mini PC now available for $192 and up

CompuLab’s Utilite2 is a tiny computer with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and support for Ubuntu Linux or Google Android software. The company unveiled the 3.4″ x 2.3″ x 1.1″ computer in December, and now it’s available for purchase. Read more

Shuttleworth says Ubuntu’s future is more exciting than space travel

What now feels like a very long time ago was actually only a handful of years. Back in 2010, Canonical knew exactly what its future would hold and had a plan on how to get there. It wanted to build one OS for all devices: phones, TVs, tablets, the desktop, servers and beyond. It wanted the device to be irrelevant and the OS to be agnostic. Unfortunately, while the company knew exactly what it was doing, its loyal Ubuntu desktop user base didn’t. Read more

Valve develops its own Intel graphics driver for Linux

Valve has developed its own Intel Vulkan GPU graphics driver for Linux that they intend to open-source. The Vulkan API is still being argued about and will not be finalised until later this year, but Valve has been developing their own Intel GPU reference driver for Vulkan to help early adopters boot-strap their code. Read more

Tiny IoT SBC runs Linux, offers Arduino compatibility

The credit card sized, open-spec Udoo Neo SBC features Freescale’s Cortex-M4-enhanced i.MX6 SoloX, plus Arduino compatibility, WiFi, Bluetooth, and sensors. Read more