DreamWorks, the animation company that created Shrek 2 have Linux to thank for it’s part in the movies creation. There were over 330 Hewlett Packard workstations running Linux being manned by the Shrek 2 digital artists. The OS of choice was in fact Red Hat Linux 7.2 complemented by dual-Intel Xeon 2.4GHz processors and a nVidia Quadro 4 XGL graphics card..