User Interface online
There is an interactive online version for the Asus EEE default Xandros Linux Interface.
This will give you a first look on the operation of the device. Hope the EEE will be released in Germany pretty soon.
Getting started in under 10 Minutes
Here is a youtube video by thougthfix that shows the amount of time required to get hooked up to the net. Took about 6 Minutes from unpacking so i guess a normal user should be set uo in about 10-15 Minutes.
EEE Hacks Blogspot
Here is a blogspot focusing on EEE hacks/mods