New Start with Beaglebone Black with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Urgent)

Hello everyone
I just have a new beaglebone black, But I still confusing how to get start with it on the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Because I just find a lot of information about it with Windows System. However I read some information about getting start it with Ubuntu at the website (, I still do not know how to build it.

I just plug USB Power Cable with BBB and connect with Ethernet cable with it, and use the " Terminal" check the Beaglebone Black IP address like the picture as below:

When I write the “ssh” ut said

ianymu@ianymu-desktop:~$ ssh -l ubuntu
ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

I do not know the reason. If someone can help I really thank you.

By the way, I would like to the project is about voice recognize and stream video function with Beaglebone Black, is that possible to achieve this function connect with Beaglebone?

The similar like the Tony Stark’s assistant JARVIS.

I am going to build the picture as below to achieve that, But I do not know what key point I should consider with Beaglebone Black.

Still now, I just worry about how to getting start with Beaglebone Black on the Ubuntu, I hope someone can give me some advice. Thank you very much.


wrong address: ssh


The password is ?

sorry, it is my first time.

Listed on the wiki page where you downloaded it from. :wink:

Also on the serial/dvi terminal right above the login prompt.


Sorry, I m still confusing the steps on this.

Firstly, connecting ethernet cable and usb power wire with router and computer?!
And, open the “Terminal” on the Ubuntu 12.04
Then, put the ssh -l ubuntu (or other user name)
Because I saw the website from (, it said can use root for username, I would like to know what’s the different between these two names?
Finally, the password, you just told look the wiki page, is that it(, but when I did as above, the system showed “Permission denied, please try again.”

Thank your patient,

Your sincerely


Well, the username/password has been the same for about 6 years now..

user: ubuntu
pass: temppwd

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