First, something rare to behold in phones nowadays - Made in Bavaria:
As a sidenote, also rare now - my Nokia N9 is one of the last phones that had this:
companies to step in.
But back to GTA04 - a quick boot to the pre-installed Debian w/ LXDE:
And then as a shortcut unpacked and booted into QtMoko (well, it's also Debian) instead to test that phone functionality also works - and it does:
Next up: brewing something of my own!