The Nokia’s arrived as mentioned :-
…and the keyboard is working nicely; as for the OS, it is everything I expect of a Debian-based distribution – underpowered by default, peppered with corrupt downloadable packages which require manual intervention using apt-get and dpkg to fix the package database which they’ve silently corrupted (hint: avoid the ‘zsh’ shell) and a zillion user-communities which are stitched across several non-obviously named websites which are all equally indexed by Google:
…and a heap of documentation marked “For Beginners” which essentially begins “First, rebuild your kernel…”
It was an hour before I worked out that Application Manager existed.
Nonetheless, it’s cute, effective, and small, and a decent and more powerful replacement for Gilles’ old Toshiba Libretto – which went motorcycling with me, but needed mains and too much weirdness.