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The BeagleBoard has a huge open source community.  To be effective at using the Beagle you need to learn how work with the community.  The purpose of this exercise is to introduce you some of the Beagle communities.  
 
The BeagleBoard has a huge open source community.  To be effective at using the Beagle you need to learn how work with the community.  The purpose of this exercise is to introduce you some of the Beagle communities.  
  
There are two sets of exercises here, one for students taking my class at Rose-Hulman, the other for workshop participants.  Pick the one that applies to you.
 
 
== For Rose Students ==
 
 
 
=== eLinux.org ===
 
=== eLinux.org ===
  
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# Create a user name on [http://elinux.org eLinux.org]
 
# Create a user name on [http://elinux.org eLinux.org]
# Add your name to the [[ECE497 Contributions and Project Status#Contributions]] page. No need to add to the ''Project Status'' section at this time.
 
 
# Edit your User page on eLinux and add '''<pre>[[Category:ECE497 |Ux]]</pre>''' to it, where ''x'' is the first initial of your last name. This will make it appear on the Category page under '''U''' sorted by last name.  Check out [[User:Mayhewsw]] for ideas of what else to put on your User page.
 
# Edit your User page on eLinux and add '''<pre>[[Category:ECE497 |Ux]]</pre>''' to it, where ''x'' is the first initial of your last name. This will make it appear on the Category page under '''U''' sorted by last name.  Check out [[User:Mayhewsw]] for ideas of what else to put on your User page.
# Add you name to [[ECE497 Editing a Wiki]].
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=== Beagle repos ===
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[https://elinux.org/EBC_Exercise_16_git_-_Beagle_repos https://elinux.org/EBC_Exercise_16_git_-_Beagle_repos] is a list of all the repositories I could find.
  
 
=== BeagleBoard.org ===
 
=== BeagleBoard.org ===
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[http://beagleboard.org/ BeagleBoard.org] is the "official" BeagleBoard site, you'll find lots of good information here.   
 
[http://beagleboard.org/ BeagleBoard.org] is the "official" BeagleBoard site, you'll find lots of good information here.   
  
# While visiting, '''download a copy of''' the System Reference Manual (SRM) for the Beagle you are using.
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Check out the FAQ.  It has some good suggestions on where to find information.
# Also check out the FAQ.  It has some good suggestions on where to find information.
 
  
 
=== BeagleBoard Google Group ===
 
=== BeagleBoard Google Group ===
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# post a response to my message
 
# post a response to my message
  
You'll also find an [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/beagleboard-ece497 ECE497 BeagleBoard group]. I set it up just for our class.
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You'll also find an [https://groups.google.com/g/beagleboard-ece434 ECE434 BeagleBoard group]. I set it up just for our class.
  
 
# subscribe to the group
 
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# post a response to my message
 
# post a response to my message
  
=== IRC ===
 
 
There's also an [http://beagleboard.org/discuss IRC channel] for the Beagle.  It's a good place to get really quick answers since there is usually someone monitoring the channel the knows the Beagle.
 
 
# Go to the channel and post something.
 
 
== For Workshop Participants ==
 
 
=== eLinux.org ===
 
 
[http://eLinux.org eLinux.org] is where this page is posted.  It's also where I've posted all the class exercises. I tag all my pages with '''<nowiki>[[Category:ECE497]]</nowiki>''' so it's easy to find all my pages here [[:Category:ECE497]].  Bookmark it, we'll use it in the workshop.
 
 
=== BeagleBoard.org ===
 
 
[http://beagleboard.org/ BeagleBoard.org] is the "official" BeagleBoard site, you'll find lots of good information here. 
 
 
# While visiting, '''download a copy of''' the System Reference Manual (SRM) for the Beagle you are using.
 
# Also check out the FAQ.  It has some good suggestions on where to find information.
 
 
=== BeagleBoard Google Group ===
 
 
There is a Google Group for the [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/beagleboard BeagleBoard]. This is where I go for most of my information, it's easy to search for past information and members are quick to post answers to questions.  Try it,
 
 
# search for something like '''cloud9''' and see what you find
 
 
You'll also find a [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/beagleboard-workshop BeagleBoard Workshop] group. I set it up just for workshops. This is how you can stay in touch with other Workshoppers.
 
 
# subscribe to the group
 
# signup for email updates.  I like ''send each message as it arrives'' for this group.
 
# post a response to my message
 
 
=== IRC ===
 
 
There's also an [http://beagleboard.org/discuss IRC channel] for the Beagle.  It's a good place to get really quick answers since there is usually someone monitoring the channel the knows the Beagle.
 
 
# Go to the channel and post something.
 
  
 
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The BeagleBoard has a huge open source community. To be effective at using the Beagle you need to learn how work with the community. The purpose of this exercise is to introduce you some of the Beagle communities.

eLinux.org

eLinux.org is where this page is posted. It's also where I've posted all the class exercises. I tag all my pages with [[Category:ECE497]] so it's easy to find all my pages here Category:ECE497. Bookmark it, you'll use it a lot.

  1. Create a user name on eLinux.org
  2. Edit your User page on eLinux and add
    [[Category:ECE497 |Ux]]
    to it, where x is the first initial of your last name. This will make it appear on the Category page under U sorted by last name. Check out User:Mayhewsw for ideas of what else to put on your User page.

Beagle repos

https://elinux.org/EBC_Exercise_16_git_-_Beagle_repos is a list of all the repositories I could find.

BeagleBoard.org

BeagleBoard.org is the "official" BeagleBoard site, you'll find lots of good information here.

Check out the FAQ. It has some good suggestions on where to find information.

BeagleBoard Google Group

There is a Google Group for the BeagleBoard. This is where I go for most of my information, it's easy to search for past information and members are quick to post answers to questions. Try it,

  1. search for something like cloud9 and see what you find
  2. subscribe to the group
  3. signup for email updates by clicking on My membership. I like using the daily digest.
  4. post a response to my message

You'll also find an ECE434 BeagleBoard group. I set it up just for our class.

  1. subscribe to the group
  2. signup for email updates. I like send each message as it arrives for this group.
  3. post a response to my message




thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder