If you’re excited about getting into embedded Linux platforms for electronics projects, Matt shows you how to get started on the BeagleBone. By the end of the how-to, you’ll be able to blink and LED, but hopefully you’ll be inspired to take something on that’s a little more complex.
Get a BeagleBone from the Maker Shed: http://www.makershed.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=MKCCE1&Click=37845
And here’s the code for mrbbio: https://github.com/mrichardson23/mrBBIO
More info: http://blog.makezine.com/2012/03/14/how-to-get-started-with-the-beaglebone/