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The BeagleBone is a complete computer. Simply attach a keyboard/mouse, display and internet connection.

What you will need

LCD monitor and MiniKeyboard with built-in trackball

Steps to follow

  1. Connect the microHDMI, Mini Keyboard (USB Host), Ethernet cables to the BeagleBone 
  2. Connect the  AC adapter 5V/2A into the DC Power jack (only use this adapter).
  3. If you need multiple USB devices, attach a powered USB HUB.
BeagleBone Bone with key components identified

Angstrom Desktop

Linux Angstrom desktop

Debian Desktop