"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