- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Serial terminal setup
We need a FTDI USB-cable, e.g. such one.
Connect the cable to Raspberry Pi GPIO connector.
Disclaimer: I’ll take no responsibility for the correctness of the wiring information below and potential damage of your hardware. Please re-check the wiring.
- RxD (green wire) – pin 10
- TxD (white wire) – pin 8
- Ground (black wire) – pin 6
- Power (red wire) – pin 4, connect only if you want to power your Raspberry Pi via the serial cable, otherwise – leave unconnected
One of the options is the Screen Shell Session Manager as described on Intel’s Set up a serial terminal page:
$ sudo apt-get install screen $ sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200
Other option is Putty, install and configure as shown below:
$ sudo apt-get install putty