Things that don’t work immediately out-of-the-box on ThinkPad T60 running Ubuntu 7.10 – i.e. need some setup or workarounds. All pretty straightforward, thanks to these links:
IrDA: After you setup your IrDA, if you want to transfer files via IR from your phone to computer, you’ll need to get obexpushd. Run it in command line: “obexpushd -I“. It is a daemon which checks for incoming files over IrDA, and places the file your home directory (default).