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Learning BeagleBone

By : Hunyue Yau
Book Image

Learning BeagleBone

By: Hunyue Yau

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning BeagleBone
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Terms and Definitions

Useful PC software for your BeagleBone

In order to follow the exercises in this book, you will need to have a few basic pieces of software. The basic exercises will require an SSH client to be installed on your desktop or laptop where the BeagleBone is connected to. The pieces of software required are as follows:

  • For Windows users, PuTTY is available from

  • For Linux users, OpenSSH or dropbear is often installed by default. You can verify this by typing ssh in the shell prompt. If you get a help message about the ssh usage, you should be ready.

  • For Mac OS users, MacSSH can be downloaded for free from

For more advanced exercises, a web browser is needed. The exercises should work with any web browser. However, the getting started pages might not work correctly in Internet Explorer. It is strongly recommended that you use another browser, such as Firefox.