Sunday, June 9, 2013

How to Install and Test Beaglebone black in Ubuntu / Debian Linux

The Use and working of Beaglebone Black is very simple. You need only BBB and a USB cable (Supplied with BBB). In Ubuntu / Debian Linux you just download this file Download here and install it.

How to install downloaded file.

Open a terminal and type the following

$ chmod 755
$ ./

This script will create a new file called 73-beaglebone.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/

 Now  Plug your BBB to Ubuntu System through the USB Cable

Now BBB establish an adhoc Network Connection through USB

After a short time check the connectivity

The BBB will have an IP address, so using Chrome or Firefox (not Internet Explorer) connect to the URL (Chrome or chromium Browser)

Now You can see a web page served by BBB.
Top of the web page you can see the serial number of your board

Now Open a terminal and type

$ ssh root@

Now it will prompt a security warning  type 'yes' or click on 'yes'

Now it will ask for PASSWORD.  There is no password so press Enter

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