Believe it or not, I had to revamp my target goal of my BeagleBone Black, to make it more useful to me. It functions well in headless mode and I didn't want it to be a dust collector. I am now running Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), with upgraded Linux Kernel, on the eMMC of my BeagleBone Black. I upgraded by kernel using the instructions from this web page.
Starting off, I used BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-06-14.img to flash the eMMC of my BeagleBone BlackBeagleBone Black:
I revised the APT sources
I did a "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade"
Yesterday, I decided to kick out a working Atmel AVR microcontroller development board to make room for the BeagleBone Black. I originally bought the black casing from Alexan Commercial (Philippines) during the middle of 2010, and it served well for developing Atmel AVR applications. But time has passed and my BeagleBone Black needed a case.
Only one (1) screw is used to physically attach the BeagleBone Black to black casing, the other three (3) screws are attached to chopped-off mounts that are attached to soft adhesive to prevent the BeagleBone Black from spinning around. My hot glue gun isn't available and I didn't have any other way of securely mounting the BeagleBone Black. My original idea was the drill additional holes for the audio cable, but then I decided to recycle a USB hub that works well with the BeagleBone Black.
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