Is there any plans to release a linux version?
Not at this time. The Intel Perceptual Computing SDK 2013 Beta supports Microsoft* Windows* 7 and 8 Desktop (both 32 and 64-bit versions). We do continue however to collect and utilize feedback from the community regarding product choices. Thanks for checking out the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK.
Our FAQ can be found here: http://software.intel.com/articles/perc-faq