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Disable GUI on BeagleBone Black running Debian

The Debian image for the BeagleBone Black that they have on their website comes with a GUI by default. I'd like to completely disable the GUI, but in the simplest way possible. It is used as a ...
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Beagle Board Black Revision

I can't seem to find my revision number on my Beagle Board Black. Does anyone know where it is printed? Yes it's on the box, but that doesn't help down the road once the box is gone. Seems silly that ...
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Beaglebone black and freeNas

Can the Beaglebone Black be used as a NAS controller using freeNAS software. I know it is doable on the Raspberry Pi. The specs of the beaglebone are superior to R.Pi so I am execpting even better ...
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How do I get USB devices working with BeagleBoard xM and Yocto project Linux?

I've built a minimal Linux for my BeagleBoard xM (Rev C) using the Yocto project build appliance, and installed it on a uSD card following their instructions. It works (Yay!), has a small footprint ...
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What is a u-Boot dtb file and how do I use it (BeagleBoard xM)?

I'm trying to build a custom Linux for a BeagleBoard xM (Rev. C). I do a lot of C/C++ but am a beginner at building and installing Linux from scratch. I used the Yocto Project build appliance ...
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ALSA “dmix plugin supports only playback stream” error when using dmix on beagleboard

On a Beagleboard, I need it to play sound from several processes. The default /etc/asound.conf is empty, so I put this dmix example in. Now sund mixes fine, but when I'm trying to run a process that ...
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Connect to Beagle Bone Black by name (from Windows)

I'm new to BBB, and my linux experience is limited. But I kind of thought changing the /etc/hostname file would be all I would need to do to connect to it by name. I set the hostname file to ...
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Compiling FFMPEG for ARM

I have a Linux ARM computer (BeagleBone Black). I am trying to do some camera streaming and need FFMPEG to do it. I have tried everything that I can think of (including following guides for compiling ...
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How to create a virtual drive/hub which represents other devices as virtual folders? [closed]

I'm doing some initial research for an embedded device project I have in mind, and I'd like some help getting an idea of viable technologies which would be necessary to achieve this. I'm not an ...
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Using OpenCV without an IDE

I need to run a C++ program using OpenCV on a BeagleBoard running Angstrom. I know how to do this with an IDE (The program itself is ready), but I don't know how to compile it without one. I realize ...
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unable to boot beagleboard - xM with Demo Angstrom image

I am facing some issues while trying to install Angstrom on a new 8 GB SD card for a Beagleboard-xM, rev C. My beagleboard does not boot. I used the following link to download the images and ...