oão Batista Esteves has released a beta build of a new Dreamlinux 2.2 edition, Multimedia GL, now with support for 3D affects with AIGLX and Beryl: “We are announcing one more edition of Dreamlinux, the ‘2.2 Multimedia GL Edition BETA 2’. This edition preserves the aspects and functions of the 2.2 Multimedia edition, but adds the Beryl window manager and upgrades the libraries for 3D graphical acceleration. This experimental version has only been tested with NVIDIA cards. Other new stuff: general update of packages from Debian ‘testing’; Firefox updated to version 2.0; solved problems with package breaking; part of scripts in Xdialog migrated to Ruby-GTK2 language; new NVIDIA and ATI graphics drivers install scripts.”
Dreamlinux is a Brazilian distribution based on Debian, Knoppix and Morphix. A live CD with a graphical hard disk installation option, it boots directly into an XFce desktop which provides access to a good collection of desktop applications and a central control panel for system configuration.