Hi, just an update on Kubuntu. I plugged the 511eb into my 32-bit netbook and it saw nothing. However, after an ‘aptitude safe-upgrade’, but before the reboot (meaning I was still on the old kernel), I plugged it in again and it worked.
One thing to be aware of – I had to try two different USB cables before it was recognised. Neither of them was the one that came in the box (I think I’ve left that one in the office…) but one didn’t work at all, even though it appeared to be charging correctly.