Posts tagged ‘debian’

While having pre-configured devices is super-fun for getting started quickly, I usually want to know exactly what is installed on them. So I spent some time installing my BeagleBone from scratch.

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My BeagleBone Black came pre-installed with a 2-year-old Debian Wheezy on it’s eMMC chip (image, hashes). The out-of-the-box experience is actually quite impressive: the BeagleBone presents itself over the USB bus as a mass storage device with the needed drivers and some documentation. Once you install the driver (only the RNDIS is needed, the Black does not have a serial-over-USB anymore), you can just surf to the BeagleBone and control USER-LEDs from your web browser. Impressive!

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I’ve been re-searching for this page long enough to make a note this time. (local copy)