There are a few operating systems you can choose to use on your BeagleBone Black. The following sub-pages include the download location, and some useful information about each operating system you may want to use.

Angstrom, Ubuntu, and Debian all appear to have stable images.

Android is currently working from a 3rd party build. We don't have a guide on how to install this as of yet.
Angstrom is the default operating system, and usually the best choice.

This guide was first published on May 21, 2013. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Choosing an Operating System) was last updated on Jun 24, 2013.

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