red5 writes "Ever wanted to take the window open on your desktop and set it on fire? If you happen to be running Linux, you're in luck.
Jaw-dropping 3D desktop effects first came to the Linux desktop by way of the Novell sponsored Compiz effort which got started over a year ago.
An open source community fork of that effort called Beryl is now moving beyond its base, taking Linux desktop effects to the next level. Beryl, already included in at least one Linux distribution, may end up being a key part of an upcoming release of Ubuntu Linux."