SSH Login to Sparky SBC

Hi tech freaks, hobbyists, and professionals,

We are pleased to introduce an open hardware to you Sparky Single Board Computer (SBC). Is a credit card-sized board that can be used as a standalone computer, in electronics projects, games, and also in many other applications. A true open hardware, community-supported embedded computer for developers and hobbyists. The Sparky SBC has all the functionality of a basic computer.
Sparky also provides the flexibility to use any of the Raspberry PI add-on boards currently available. we also offer the following add-on boards, like Piano Hi-Fi DAC, Volt AMP,  Cheapo DAC, Networking Shield (Wi-Fi, BT), dual Ethernet Shield with Giga bit, Telecom Analog Shield and GSM Shield.
This post will help you to login to your  Sparky SBC via SSH.
Let’s start,
  1. Logging into Ubuntu Desktop
    1. Insert your Micro SD card into the Micro SD Card slot on the Sparky SBC, or plug the eMMC Card to the eMMC connector.
    2. Plug in USB Keyboard and Mouse into USB slots on Sparky SBC.
    3. Make sure monitor or TV is turned on, and select the right input (ie: HDMI1, HDMI2, DVI etc.).
    4. Connect HDMI Cable from Sparky SBC to monitor or TV.
    5. Plugin an Ethernet Cable to the Ethernet port next to the USB ports. (Or you can use WiFi dongle and connect to your WiFi Hotspot)
    6. When you are finished plugging in all the cables and Micro SD /eMMC Card as required, plug in the Micro USB Power Supply.full.pngThis action will turn on and boot your Sparky SBC.boot0
    7. Once your Sparky SBC has completed the boot process, a login prompt will appear. boot1The default login for Ubuntu is username root with no password (user can set password). After you have successfully logged in, you will see the commandline prompt root@sparky
  2. Set password to root user
    1. Actually, in the default ubuntu image, root doesn’t have any password. So we have to set a password to the root user.
    2. Open Terminal
    3. Enter the command passwd root
  3. Check the ip of the device using ifconfig command in the terminal.ifconfig Here Sparky’s ip is
  4. Login to Sparky SBC as root via ssh from your pc, using the command ssh root@ipssh1                       Press yes when promptsssh2Enter the root password when promptsssh3 After successful login you will see a window like this. ssh4We will be back with more and more tutorials about SPARKY SBC , Thank you.


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