openShell

Open terminal on host computer for Linux shell on BeagleBone Black hardware

Description

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openShell(bbb) uses PuTTY to open an SSH terminal on your host computer that provides encrypted access to the Linux® command shell on the BeagleBone Black hardware. When you are prompted, enter a user name and password. The default user name and password are root and '' (no password).

The first time that you connect to the BeagleBone Black hardware, it is a good security practice to change the default password to a secure password.

Examples

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You can use an encrypted SSH terminal session to change the password on your BeagleBone Black hardware.

The first time that you connect to the BeagleBone Black hardware, it is a good security practice to change the default password to a secure password.

bbb = beaglebone()
openShell(bbb)

Start the beaglebone-config utility.

passwd

Following the prompts, enter first the old, and then the new password.

Input Arguments

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BeagleBone Black connection created using beaglebone, specified as an object.

Introduced in R2015a