Getting Started with BeagleBone & BeagleBone Black
Beagle boards are tiny computers with all the capability of today’s desktop machines, without the bulk, expense, or noise. Read the step-by-step getting started tutorial below to begin developing with your BeagleBone or BeagleBone Black in minutes The BeagleBone Black is the low-cost, high-expansion, maker-focused, bare-bones BeagleBoard, small enough to fit in an Altoids tin. Built on a high-performance TI ARM processor, the BBONE-BLACK-4G has all the capabilities of the original Beaglebone plus additional features like HDMI output. The Element 14 BeagleBone Black brings full-featured Linux to places it has never gone before.
Revision C offers expanded eMMC memory to 4GB and Debian Linux instead of the original Angstrom distribution
Beaglebone Black Kernel Update
It is always recommended that production boards be updated to the latest image upon receipt. The Beaglebone Black board recommends the eMMC to be flashed with the latest image for the best user experience.