For the BBB to be able to do ad hoc networking with your computer, there is nothing to install on the BBB itself. Its all set up and ready to go. However, to be able to run this on a Mac, you will need to install some drivers.

There are two things to install when using a Mac, the network driver which is here: and the serial driver which is here:

Once the drivers are installed open Network from System Preferences and you should see your BBB showing up as a network connection.

This guide was first published on Jun 04, 2013. It was last updated on Jun 04, 2013.

This page (Installing Drivers (Mac)) was last updated on Jun 04, 2013.

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