I would like to load a small linux environment to the board. Is there a SD card image or something else to simplify that or do we build completely from scratch?
On the getting started with Galileo document, page 8, there is a description of a Linux image you can put on the SDCard. Also 2nd link below looks like the same question you have.
There are also several discussions on how to access that Linux.
a) using serial port
b) over Ethernet.
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