Ubuntu is up and running properly and the most important devices are running. I had a USB IDE adapter handy so i installed it from the new 8.04.1 CD release.
WiFi will not run out of the box install, here is a quick tutorial to get it running http://wiki.robinward.com/doku.php?id=aao
The install will require some tweaking in order to get everything running nice and smooth. Especially Firefox ist laggy at some time.
I will add some more stuff to the wiki page regarding the UME interface and card reader installation.
Here is a screenshot of ume running in XFCE. As you can see the formatting is a bit buggy