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Access the Linux Desktop Directly Using Desktop Computer Peripherals

You can access the Linux® desktop on the Overo® hardware using hardware peripherals such as a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

If you do not have hardware peripherals, see Access the Linux Desktop Remotely Using VNC instead.

To connect the Overo hardware to your hardware peripherals:

  1. Connect a computer monitor to the HDMI or LCD video output on the Overo hardware.

  2. Connect a powered USB hub to the USB port on the Overo hardware.

  3. Connect a mouse and keyboard to the powered USB hub.

  4. Connect computer speakers to either of the two 3.5 mm audio connectors on the Overo hardware.

  5. Connect a network cable to the Ethernet port.

  6. Connect the Overo hardware to the power supply.

  7. Log in to the Linux desktop using the username and password. The default user name and password is root.

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