Each day 3D effects on Linux become more and more popular, Compiz came first, later Beryl, now we have compiz and beryl together but we also a new player here, it comes from SUN and its name is Looking Glass, it has really great effects, its creator is: Hideya Kawahara.

Update: How to install Looking glass on Debian Etch

The system requirements to run this on your PC are:

Micro Processor: 1.4 GHz or bigger Graphics card: 3D accelerated with at least 128 Mbytes RAM, better an ATI or NVIDIA with 256 MB Memory: At least 512 MB Linux: Enabled with OpenGL support (1.2 or greater) As its own site’s FAQ says Looking Glass is still in its infancy, it actually has a stable release that you may want to try, but do not try it yet in a production equipment.

Here are some screen shots of Looking Glass:

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I will be posting later how to install Looking Glass on different Linux distributions.

Update: How to install Looking glass on Debian Etch