Overview

The BeagleBone Black includes a 2GB or 4GB on-board eMMC flash memory chip. It comes with the Debian distribution factory pre-installed. You can flash new operating systems including Angstrom, Ubuntu, Android, and others. The following pages will illustrate the steps to getting the latest of each type of supported distribution onto the on-board eMMC.

In addition to the eMMC, you can also boot directly from a microSD card similarly to the original BeagleBone.

This guide was first published on May 21, 2013. It was last updated on Oct 17, 2018. This page (Overview) was last updated on Dec 05, 2017.